Multiple tombstones were vandalized in the Banner Elk Cemetery last week.

The Avery Journal Times reports as many as 10 stones were toppled over or broken.

According to the report, some of the stones date back about 100 years, bringing damage estimates into the thousands of dollars.

The vandalism was reported to the Banner Elk Police on March 18th, but it is not known exactly when the incident happened.

Anyone with information is asked to call High Country Crime Stoppers at (828) 737-0125, or the Banner Elk Police Department at (828) 898-4300.