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Updated: Man who damaged American flags the day before 9/11 turns himself in

The Denton County Sheriff’s Office is looking this man, who they say, damaged nine American flags the day before 9/11.
The Denton County Sheriff’s Office is looking this man, who they say, damaged nine American flags the day before 9/11. Denton County Sheriff's Office

Updated Sept. 14: Matthew Emerson Reynolds, the man accused of damaging nine American flags on Sept. 10 turned himself into Denton County sheriff’s investigators on Thursday.

Original story:

The Denton County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who they say damaged nine American flags the day before 9/11.

All of the flags were at the courthouse on the square. The man damaged the flags just before 6:30 p.m. Monday, police said.

After releasing surveillance photos of the man on Wednesday morning, the sheriff’s department said just after 1 p.m. that they identified him as Matthew Emerson Reynolds, 29. A warrant has been issued and police are searching for him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-388-8477 or Investigator Josh Reynolds at 940-349-1661.

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Matthew Emerson Reynolds Courtesy photo Denton Sheriff's Office

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