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Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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Police are again seeking the public’s help.

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is seeking information about multiple acts of vandalism to houses and cars.  The crimes took place between April 7th and 13th and scattered throughout the city.

Areas affected include Spruce, Pine, and Cedar east of 11th Street; the 1300 and 2500 block of South Glenwood, and Gregory Court.  Police say some vehicles were “keyed” and windows on homes were damaged with rocks and a BB gun.

Anonymous tips can be made by calling 788-8427 or online at cashfortips.us

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