Brass plaques stolen from National City war memorial
NATIONAL CITY (CNS) – Law enforcement officers asked the public Wednesday
for help in recovering three big brass plaques stolen from a South Bay war
The plates honoring local members of the military who died in World War
II and the Korean and Vietnam wars were reported missing from Kimball Park in
the 1200 block of D Avenue in National City on Monday night, according to
The tablets – two measuring 3-by-4 feet and the other 4-by-5 feet –
had been on display in the location for more than 60 years, National City
police Sgt. Alejandro Hernandez said.
Anyone with more information about the thefts was asked to call San
Diego County Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. Tipsters may remain anonymous
and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.