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Published June 28, 2012, 09:38 AM

Grand Forks neighborhood experiences rash of pool vandalism

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Some children in Grand Forks have to beat the heat without their backyard pools, thanks to a rash of vandalism. At least 10 pools have been slashed with a sharp object over the last week and a half.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Some children in Grand Forks have to beat the heat without their backyard pools, thanks to a rash of vandalism. At least 10 pools have been slashed with a sharp object over the last week and a half.

The pools are all in one north neighborhood. They have are all damaged beyond repair. Damage estimates are in the thousands of dollars.

Sgt. Bill Macki – Grand Forks Police: “The potential damage is far more significant if the pool some of the larger one were to drain. In to a basement in the area in what not we could be talking about thousands of dollars’ worth of damage."

Police are asking for anyone with tips on the vandalism to come forward.

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