Police Seek Leads In Cemetery Vandalism

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Canon City police are asking for the public's assistance with information on who was responsible for vandalizing ten headstones.

Police say it happened between the hours of 5:30 p.m. on April 19 and 8:30 a.m. on April 20. Ten headstones at Lakeside Cemetery were damaged resulting in approximately $12,000 damage.

The cost of repair for the headstones is not covered by insurance and must be borne by the families of those grave sites that are affected.

If you have information about this crime please contact the Cañon City Police Department at 719-276-5600. If you have information about this or any crime and want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 719-275-7867. You can also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637. Start your text with: tips680.

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