Downtown Bangor hit with rash of burglaries, tire slashings

Posted July 24, 2008, at 12 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 28, 2011, at 12:01 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine -&nbspBy noon on Thursday, more than 20 people had called police to report their vehicles had been broken into or their tires had been slashed.

“We had a rash of them,” Bangor Police Sgt. Allen Hayden said. “There were a bunch of vehicles hit.”

Most of the reports came from the downtown area, he said.

“They’ re [investigators] still piecing things together,” Hayden said. “We are still taking calls.”

Anyone with information about who may be involved with the burglaries or criminal mischief, or to report damage to a vehicle, can call the Bangor Police Department at 947-7384.


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