Monday, May 18, 2015

Press Release: Rep. Jon Hardister Will Replace American Flag Stolen From Gibsonville

May 19, 2015

For Immediate Release

Gibsonville, NC - Today Rep. Jon Hardister (R-Guilford) announced that he will order a replacement for the American flag that was recently stolen from the Gibsonville Police Department. The American flag was being flown at half-staff in honor of National Peace Officer Memorial Day when it was stolen.

Hardister announced that he will order an American flag to be flown over the N.C. Capital in honor of the Gibsonville Police Department.

"It is hard to imagine how someone could commit such an offensive crime," Hardister said. "Whoever stole that flag should return it and seek forgiveness for their behavior. The purpose of ordering the replacement flag is to show solidarity against crime and to honor the work of the Gibsonville Police Department."

Hardister said that he will present the new flag to the Gibsonville Police Department as soon as possible.

Rep. Jon Hardister