On Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, the Blacksburg Police Department opened a larceny/intimidation investigation in which an LGBTQ Pride Flag was taken and replaced with a Confederate Flag at the Wesley United Methodist Campus Ministry.
This case has been assigned to the department’s Criminal Investigations Unit and is an ongoing investigation. The Blacksburg Police Department takes all matters involving intimidation seriously and will investigate this matter diligently and expeditiously.
Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to contact the Blacksburg Police Department at (540) 443-1400. Tipsters can remain anonymous by calling the Blacksburg Police Tip Line at (540) 961-1819 or by emailing email@example.com.