Long Island memorial for hero Navy SEAL vandalized

Posted at 9:33 AM, Jul 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-20 13:16:36-04

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Authorities reported a vandalized memorial honoring a hero Navy SEAL in Long Island.

The monument honors Medal of Honor recipient Michael P. Murphy of Brookhaven. Murphy received the honor for his heroic service during the war in Afghanistan.

Police believe the memorial was vandalized at some point on Thursday.

A teenager has been arrested and charged with criminal mischief.

Photo Credit: @murphsealmuseum on Instagram