Rash of vandalism incidents hit Jenkintown Borough
Several vandalism incidents were reported in Jenkintown Aug. 22, 24 and 26, according to Jenkintown police.
A victim reported at 7:51 a.m. Aug. 22 that the driver’s side window of his vehicle was shattered while SDUNHG Rn WhH 100 bORFN RI Walnut Street, police said. The victim told police he did not know how the window could have been broken and that nothing seemed to be disturbed inside the vehicle, police said.
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Vandalism was also reported at the Jenkintown United Methodist Church ORFDWHG Rn WhH 300 bORFN RI Summit Avenue Aug. 26 at 4:28 p.m., police said. The number 13 was spray painted in black on the side of the church and there was a sign that was sprayed too, police said. Authorities said the church has had kids hanging out in the back parking lot, police said. The church requested extra patrol around the area, police said.
Authorities are unsure if these incidents are related, police said.