Police Search for Suspects Accused of Vandalizing Cemetery

Minquadale, DEL.--Police in New Castle County say are searching for suspects accused of vandalizinng cemetery. 

"There goes one right there. They went all the way back here to do it. They didn't do it up front."

Diane Thomas is disgusted by what she sees walking through this tiny cemetery behind her home in Minquadale in New Castle County Delaware.

"There's another one right there," said Diane.

Someone knocked over gravestones, even breaking some in half. Police got a call Sunday morning from a neighbor who discovered the vandalism at the Machzikey Hadas Cemetery on Wildel Avenue.

"That's one of the craziest things I heard in my life. That doesn't even make any sense and they probably won't catch them. That's a dog gone shame too," said Diane.

John Dominick lives a few doors down.

"It's happened before. This is not the first time," he said.

He believes kids are responsible because he says they sometimes hang out here although police don't have any suspects.

"It's criminal. I mean kids just have no respect. It's got to be kids. You wouldn't think an adult would do that right?" questioned John.

Meanwhile Diane says what happened is a shame. She says she offered her sympathy to one family who has a loved one buried here. They stopped by after learning what happened.

"I hope the Lord takes care of them. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow but I hope they get theirs," said Diane.

New Castle County Police ask anyone with home security cameras in the area to let them know. They'd like to check the video for any leads on the case.

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