Broomfield vandal uses slingshot to shoot out 26 vehicle windows

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- At least 26 vehicles had their windows shattered by a vandal early Monday morning, the Broomfield Police Department said. Investigators believe the culprit used a slingshot to commit the crimes.

The incidents happened sometime after midnight on Monday. They span across the entire city, investigators said.

“All of them were parked on the street. These were not in driveways, they were maybe a little more vulnerable parked out on the street,” Broomfield police spokeswoman Joleen Reefe said.

It’s believed the vandal used a slingshot, after detectives discovered multiple marbles in the vehicles.

A similar incident happened on April 6, Reefe said. That's when 15 vehicles were vandalized in the early-morning hours by someone who also used a slingshot.

Investigators believe both cases are connected.

“It’s a big headache,” Reefe said.

The amount of damage is significant. Police said it will be in the thousands of dollars. Whoever is responsible could face a felony charge of causing more than $1,000 in property damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call Broomfield police at 303-438-6400.​

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