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Thieves steal three bronze plaques commemorating the 9/11 attacks.
Three bronze plaques to honor the memory of the victims of the Sept. 11 have been stolen from a memorial in New Jersey, just a few weeks after the world marked the 18 years since the terror attacks, the researchers said.
The panels have been stolen between Wednesday and Thursday in Monmouth County, the memorial at Mount Mitchill stunning Views of Atlantic Highlands, according to police.
“This is a place where people, especially families, to come here to remember their loved ones,” the Sierra Ortiz told Fox 5 in New York city. “It’s disgusting that someone would actually do that.”
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Each plaque detailed the events in a three-hour period on the morning of September 11, 2001, according to the Monmouth County Parks website. Each plaque is set into a rock lining a path leading to a statue of an eagle, and with a view of the skyline of the city of New York.
“I have to constantly walk the path and read about what happened on that day, and it’s just hard to believe that someone would take it away,” She Sullivan told the outlet.
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The memorial also honored the 147 Monmouth County residents who died in the attacks, according to the park’s web site. Their names were carved into the stone beneath the eagle sculpture, which has a radius of one of the towers.
The police have offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.