Man calls Sandy Hook shooting a hoax, steals sign honoring victim

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MYSTIC, Conn. – A man stole a 50-pound vinyl peace sign from a Connecticut playground built in memory of a Sandy Hook shooting victim.

After he stole the sign, he allegedly called the slain girl’s mother to tell her he took it because he believes the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax.

According to NBC News, Grace McDonnell’s is the latest project by the “Where Angels Play Foundation.”

Foundation founder Bill Lavin says the recent theft will not stop them from spreading the legacy of the children.

Lavin said, “We will continue to try and change the world and spread the legacy of these wonderful children and teachers one playground at a time.”

Lavin says a new sign has been ordered.

It will be overnighted and back up before the end of the week.

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