Teen arrested after rash of slashed tires in Lafayette

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

File image

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Jan. 27, 2016) – Lafayette police made an arrest in a string of cases involving slashed tires.

On Jan. 11, 2016, Lafayette police received dozens of calls about damage to vehicles. As of this week, the department said it had received 51 reports of slashed tires, although investigators are still getting a complete count on the number of vehicles affected.

On Tuesday, detectives arrested a 16-year-old on charges of criminal mischief in connection with the case. The juvenile was taken to Tippecanoe County Juvenile Probation. His name is being withheld because of his age.

Police said anyone whose car was damaged should file a report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.