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Three arrested after more than 50 thefts, vandalisms reported in Columbus

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Posted at 7:35 AM, Mar 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 15:05:32-04

COLUMBUS — Three teenagers were arrested Saturday after Columbus police received more than 50 reports of theft and vandalism.

According to information from the Columbus Police Department, three 16-year-olds were taken into custody Saturday afternoon. They are accused of stealing from vehicles and vandalizing property in downtown Columbus and on the northwest side of town.

Places and objects that were vandalized included a sculpture in front of the Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, vehicles, a funeral home, a church and a school, Columbus police said.

Anyone with information should call the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600.