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Deputies: Report made on stolen Confederate flag seen in viral video

Confederate Flag theft
Posted at 9:46 AM, Jul 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-15 09:46:00-04

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- You may have seen the viral video circulating around social media outlets of a man stealing a Confederate flag off of someone's home with the hashtag #noflaggin. The video was alleged to have originated on the Suncoast.

Well according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, a resident from Manatee County has made a report that his flag was taken over the weekend from his house. The resident has said to deputies that the home in the viral video is indeed his home.

Sheriffs are asking anyone with information on the suspect in the video is asked to call them at 941-747-3011 or to call Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.