GILBERTSVILLE, N.Y. – New York State Police are searching for a suspect in a property damage case in Otsego County.
State police say someone intentionally burned a pride flag hanging on the front porch of a home on Spring Street in Gilbertsville sometime between Sept. 9 and 12. There was also minor damage to the paint on the front porch from the fire.
The homeowner told police another pride flag and a lawn sign that read “Keep it Kind” were also stolen from the property several weeks before this incident. It is not yet clear if the same suspect was involved in both crimes.
Anyone with information on the flag burning or theft at the home is asked to call state police at 607-561-7400.