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Kern Veterans Memorial on Truxtun vandalized

Posted at 8:44 AM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 18:24:56-04

The Kern Veterans Memorial in downtown Bakersfield was vandalized on Monday.

One of the window panes of the memorial on Truxtun Avenue was shattered, according to the staff at nextdoor Visit Bakersfield. This is the second time in about eight months that a pane has been shattered.

The glass was cleaned up by 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

Bakersfield Police confirmed they're investigating the incident as a possible act of vandalism. 

Officers have not been able to determine how part of the memorial was shattered.

There is no suspect information at this time. If you have any information, call BPD at 661-327-7111.