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Tire Slashing Spree In Sterling

Crimes occurred in the highlighted area. Crimes occurred in the highlighted area.

Over a dozen people in Sterling, Ill. were visited by a vandal over the weekend.

Police are investigating reports of tires being slashed on vehicles in the neighborhood surrounding Wallace Park.

Reports were filed in;

  • the 400 block of Avenue I,
  • the 800 block of west 4th Street,
  • the 700 block  of west 5th Street,
  • the 500 block of west 5th Street and
  • the 400 block of west 5th Street.

In all, 15 vehicles have been reported to have had at least one tire slashed.

Police say the crimes took place overnight between Saturday night, December 7 and Sunday morning, December 8, 2013.

The victims vehicles were parked on the street, in a parking lot  and near an alley.

The Sterling Police ask anyone with information to call them at 815-632-6640 or Whiteside County Crime Stoppers at 815-625-7867.

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