CRIME

Franklin Park in Purcellville vandalized

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PURCELLVILLE, Va. (AP) - Authorities say someone got access to work trucks at a park in Purcellville and used them to do extensive damage to the park grounds and structures.

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The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says damage from the vandalism at Franklin Park is estimated at $25,000.

The vandalism was discovered shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday. Police say the park is closed while they investigate.

The 200-acre park includes a playground, sports facilities, a fishing pond and pedestrian and equestrian trails.

 

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