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Iraq Veteran’s Family Pleading For Thief To Return Military Memorabilia

Iraq Veteran’s Family Pleading For Thief To Return Military Memorabilia


NO WORD ON WHY THE CAR CRASHED , INTO THE POND. VETERANS FAMILY IS PLEADING FOR A THIEF TO RETURN MILITARY MEMORABILIA THAT WENT MISSING FROM THEIR FRONT YARD. MOMENTOES WERE PUT ON DISPLAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY. “EYEWITNESS NEWS” REPORTER MATT PETRILLO JOINS US FROM BRIDESBERG WHERE SOME OF THE ITEMS WERE JUST RETURNED, MATT GOOD NEWS TO REPORT, TONIGHT WOMAN MOMENTS AGO DROPPED OFF THOSE COMBAT BOOTS AND DOG TAGS WHERE THAT STOOD EARLIER TODAY. SHE SAID SOMEONE DROPPED IT OFF ON HER FRONT PORCH BUT DOES IN THE KNOW WHO. STILL MISSING IS HELMET AND BEE-BEE GUN. TONIGHT THE FAMILY WANTS THOSE BACK. TODAY RED, WHITE, BLUE FLAGS, STARS, AND SIGNS THAT READ GOD BLESS AMERICA STILL LINED THE FRONT OF THE MOST HOMES, THOMPSON STREET IN BRIDESBURG A DAY AFTER HUNDREDS HAVE PEOPLE CAME TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE. BUT THERE IS A HOME HERE, MISSING ITS DISPLAY. WHY DOES SOMEONE HAVE THE NERVE TO DO THAT. REPORTER: DANIELLE SHOWED IS PHOTO OF THE TRIBUTE HER HUSBAND ANDREW MADE IN FRONT OF HER HOME THAT INCLUDED HIS OLD COMBAT BOOTS, DOG TAGS AND HELMET, EVERYTHING BUT THE GUN AFTER HE WAS WITH HIM DURING HIS SIX YEARS IN THE MILITARY BUT THIS MORNING THE FAMILY DISCOVER IT ALL VANISHED. DECORATE NEIGHBORHOOD HE IS PUTTING MANY TO SLEEP, IN ONE HAS EVER TAKEN ANYTHING SO WHY THIS WOULD SOMEONE TAKE. REPORTER: TODAY PEOPLE LIVING NEARBY ARE DISGUSTED BY THE LACK OF RESPECT FOR THEIR NEIGHBOR’S SERVICE. DISAPPOINTED, THAT SOMEONE CAN DO THAT TO SOMEONE ELSE. HE WAS THERE FIGHTING FOR OUR COUNTRY. REPORTER: ANDREW’S YOUNG SON JACK KNOWS HOW BRAVE HIS DADDIES FOR PROTECTING HIS FREEDOM. WE ASKED ANDREW WHAT HE WOULD SAY TO WHOEVER TOOK HIS MILITARY MEMORABILIA. WELL, I DON’T KNOW. NOT WITHOUT VALUE IT IS MORE SENTIMENTAL STUFF. REPORTER: RIGHT NOW NEIGHBORS TELL US THEY ARE GOING OVER SECURITY VIDEO TO FIGURE OUT WHO STOLE THOSE ITEMS. MEANWHILE, AGAIN, WHAT HAS BEEN RETURNED ARE THE DOG TAGS AND THOSE COMBAT BOOTS BUT STILL MISSING IS BEE-BEE GUN AND HELMET.


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