By Jennifer McRae

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– Vandals damaged 50 monuments and gravesites at the Crystal Valley Cemetery in Manitou Springs. Investigators also found large amounts of trash and a small burn area in the cemetery.

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The vandals knocked over tombstones and toppled monuments in the cemetery. It’s not clear when the vandalism happened.

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The Manitou Springs Police Department has increased patrols in the area.

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Jennifer McRae