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Sunday night vandalism damages estimated at over $10,000

Sunday night vandalism damages estimated at over $10,000
Posted at 10:54 AM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-19 16:07:19-04

HELENA — The Helena Police Department (HPD) has provided an update regarding a string of vulgar vandalism that happened over Sunday night.

There were reports of five buildings including the Cathedral of St. Helena that were tagged with symbols and vulgar imagery. HPD also received reports of 10 vehicles defaced that night, including vehicles of elderly residents and staff at Torchmark Retirement Community.

HPD reports the damage from the vandalism incidents is estimated at over $10,000.

A steady stream of people passed by the Cathedral on Monday to see the damage. People MTN spoke with expressed feelings of frustration, disappointment and sadness at the graffiti.

If you have any information regarding these incidents, please contact the HPD at 406-457-8865. Anonymous tips can be left with Crimestoppers at 406-443-2000, online atwww.helenacrimestoppers.com.