The "Welcome to Flanders" sign at the corner of Pleasure Drive and CR 104 was damaged by vandals, Southampton Town Police said Jan. 23. Photo: Southampton Police handout.

The “Welcome to Flanders” sign at the corner of Pleasure Drive and CR 104 in Flanders was again targeted by vandals. The welcome sign was knocked down and damaged within the past few days, Southampton Town Police said in a press release Tuesday.

A welcome sign at that location was stolen from its posts last February. See prior story.

This time, the vandals left the sign, damaged, lying on the ground, according to photos supplied by the police department. In addition, the Pleasure Drive street sign was removed from its post at the corner of the intersection.

The “Welcome to Flanders” sign at Pleasure Drive and CR 104 was stolen in February 2023. Photo: Southampton Police handout.

Southampton Town Detectives are seeking the public’s help to find the person(s) responsible for the vandalism and theft. They ask anyone with information regarding these incidents to contact the detective division at 631-702-2230, or call the Southampton Town Police Tips Hotline at 631-728-3454 or email crimetips@southamptontownny.gov

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