Video: Vandals steal 9/11 firefighter memorial plaque

The cameras also captured the teens lighting fireworks and pulling down flags at the center


NEW YORK — A plaque honoring a 9/11 firefighter at a Long Island community center was ripped down and authorities have surveillance video showing a group of teens removing it. 

The plaque honoring William Mahoney was removed, along with several flags, from the Connetquot Youth Association, overnight July 4, according to Mike Barbara, a vp of the organization.

Surveillance video shows a group of teens lighting fireworks in a ballfield at the complex, then climbing on the roof and taking down the flags and plaque.

Full story: Caught on Camera: Vandals Steal 9/11 Memorial Plaque on Long Island

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