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9/11 Remembrance Garden in Boston damaged overnight

The flags had been put up on Wednesday by volunteers with the Project 351 Team. They planted 2,997 flags in honor of all of those killed on 9/11.
Credit: NBC10 Boston

BOSTON, Massachusetts β€” The 9/11 Remembrance Garden at Boston Public Garden was damaged overnight, with flags uprooted and trash cans overturned.

Photos showed a number of small American flags scattered across the pavement. Several trash cans were also overturned, with garbage scattered across the ground.

Boston police said they received a call for vandalism at the 9/11 Remembrance Garden and are currently investigating. It has not yet been confirmed that the damage was the result of vandalism, however.

The flags had been put up on Wednesday by volunteers with the Project 351 Team. They planted 2,997 flags in honor of all of those killed on 9/11.