St. Louis Police are investigating another act of vandalism at a south St. Louis store which the owner believes could be a threat for showing support for the police.
Elder’s Antiques’ store owner Cherri Elder told News 4 that someone threw a stone and shoved a sign through the window. The hand-written sign read “You have been warned,” regarding the owner flying a Blue Lives Matter flag in support of local law enforcement.
The 32-year-old family business was first vandalized around Feb. 17. Elder says she believes the threats may take a turn for the worst.
“I think they wanted a bigger, bolder statement,” said Elder. “I just know I am sick and tired of it.”
Elder also said she is not sure of what her next step will be but that she will not take the flag down.
“The flag will fly until they kill everyone in my family I guess, my daughter, we are frightened but what’s next, pride flag, St. Louis flag,” said Elder.
Elder says that since the first time News 4 reported the vandalism she has received calls of support from across the country and even from other countries as well.
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