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3 people accused of vandalizing Carmel Christkindmarkt store to face charges

Posted: 3:43 PM, Jan 02, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-02 15:43:54-05
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CARMEL — Three people accused of vandalizing a store at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt in early December have been charged.

The Carmel Police Department said three juvenile suspects, all from Westfield, will face criminal mischief and theft charges after they allegedly broke into and damaged one of the stores at Carmel's holiday market on Dec. 8.

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The damage at the store was severe enough that its operators were unable to open the next day.

Carmel police released security video footage soon after the incident and they said detectives quickly identified the three suspects.

The Christkindlmarkt featured more than 50 vendors that surrounded an ice rink.