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June 10, 2014

Three suspects face charges for allegedly smashing windshields

MILTON — Milton police say charges pending after three unidentified suspects smashed several front and rear windshields in the borough last week.

Six vehicles in total were damaged between 3 and 7 a.m. Thursday, when police received several calls reporting the smashed windows, as well as side mirrors being broken off, according to Milton Public Information Officer Chad Lehman.

One witness, who met officers at the 400 block of Vine Street, described seeing a small, dark-colored Volkswagen pull up to a car then reported hearing a loud bang before noticing a windshield had been smashed on a nearby car, Lehman said.

At about 7 a.m., police stopped a vehicle matching that description and found the three suspects as well as the object used to smash the windows, according to Lehman.

“Upon further investigation a youth baseball bat was observed on the back floor of the vehicle,” he said. “Officers also observed several shards of glass and debris still on the baseball bat and throughout the vehicle.”

All three suspects are juveniles, Lehman said and charges are pending as of Tuesday.

Lehman did not say what the youths would be charged with.

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