American flag stolen from Ray’s Corner

BROOKINGS – An American flag was stolen from outside Ray’s Corner and Brookings Police are looking for the suspect.

The theft and damage were reported at 1:14 p.m. Monday, Lt. Marci Gebers said. The incident occurred on Monday.

“An individual had ripped down the American flag and the pole. The American flag was stolen. The broken flag pole was left behind,” Gebers said.

“The flag and pole would be estimated at approximately $80,” she added.

The police have no suspects at this time and are looking for information or video.

“If anyone has any information (we ask you) to please contact us,” Gebers said.

If anyone has information about this case, contact the Brookings Police at 692-2113, contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by visiting or call 692-STOP (7867).