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Vandals topple headstones at Del. cemetery

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police are looking catch vandals who toppled more than 70 tombstones at a Delaware cemetery.

Board members at the Riverview Cemetery in Wilmington tell The News Journal (http://delonline.us/1kCeXAk ) that 10 large obelisks were also knocked over in addition to the tombstones.

Damages is estimated between $15,000 and $20,000.

Cemetery officials believe the vandalism occurred on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Obelisks weighing half a ton were pushed off their foundations in a section of the cemetery behind a mausoleum.

Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com

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