LGBTQ Pride Flag Stolen From O.C. Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa

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A rainbow flag is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

A rainbow flag is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

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Three days after it was first hoisted, the LGBTQ rainbow flag flown at the Orange County Fair & Event Center was stolen.

The theft occurred Tuesday and was reported to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, according to a statement issued by the fairgrounds this week.

The flag has since been replaced and additional security measures put in place at the state-owned fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, according to Terry Moore, a spokeswoman for the fairgrounds.

The rainbow flag — a symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer, or LGBTQ, community — was raised for the first time at the fairgrounds on June 8 following a May 23 Fair Board vote. The banner will fly year-round at the property.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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