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Arrest made in flag theft

Surveillance image of someone running away from East Webster High School with the U.S. flag  (Webster County Sheriff's Department)
Surveillance image of someone running away from East Webster High School with the U.S. flag (Webster County Sheriff's Department)
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Updated: 2/02 11:04 am
EUPORA, Miss. (WTVA) — An arrest has been made in the theft of a U.S. flag from East Webster High School on January 25.

The Webster County Sheriff's Department says William Austin Rawls was taken into custody Thursday night.  He's charged with grand larceny.

A news release says the flag has not been found. However, it's believed the flag was taken back to the school and thrown into the woods.

Anyone that sees the flag is asked to not touch it and call the sheriff's department.
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