Who is breaking bank windows in SLO?
June 10, 2015
An early morning vandalism spree left 10 San Luis Obispo banks and the local Apple store with broken windows Tuesday.
Officers began responding to numerous vandalism calls at around 3 a.m., according to a police department news release. Investigators did not identify any suspect or suspects, though.
Police found metal balls inside several of the locations with broken windows. The balls are often used with sling shots or similar type of projectile launchers, according to the police department.
The vandalism occurred in downtown, as well as on South Higuera Street and at the Marigold Center area. The businesses vandalised were: US Bank at 3991 South Higuera, Rabobank at 2276 Broad, Founders Community Bank at 237 Higuera, Heritage Oaks Bank at 1144 Morro, Apple Store at 899 Higuera, Bank of America at 1105 Higuera, Union Bank at 995 Higuera, Union Bank at 3840 Broad, Old Heritage Oaks building at 1135 Santa Rosa, SESLOC at 3385 Broad, and Chase Bank at 1235 Chorro.
Police say some of the broken windows were quite expensive. The Apple Store window was valued at $20,000.
Anyone who has information about the crimes is encouraged to call the police department at 781-7317.