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Blotter: Car Gets Syrup'ed, Graffiti on Playground Slide, More

The following information has been provided by the Marple Township Police Department. Any arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate guilt or conviction.

Blotter: Car Gets Syrup'ed, Graffiti on Playground Slide, More

BROOMALL–On Nov. 12 at approximately 9:40 a.m., Marple police responded to Russell Elementary School where a custodian reported that sometime over the weekend, someone had damaged the screens in the ground-level windows facing the S. New Ardmore Avenue playground. According to the report, the screens were peeled back but no entry or attempted entry appeared to be made. Approximately 10 screens were damaged and all windows were secure with no apparent attempt to enter the building as there were no signs of tampering with the locking mechanism, according to the report. 

2012 Camaro Gets Syrup'ed

On Nov. 5 at approximately 8:20 p.m., police responded to the parking lot of 41 S. Media Line Road for a reported vandalism incident. Upon arrival, police spoke with the complainant who told police that someone had poured syrup all over her 2012 Camaro sometime in the past several hours.

Graffiti With Teacher Names, Profanity Painted on Playground Slide 

On Nov. 5 at approximately 10:35 a.m., police responded to Loomis Elementary School for a reported vandalism incident. Upon arrival, school employees told police that a three-part slide in the playground had been covered with graffiti. The graffiti involved naming teachers, staff and profanity as well as graphic drawings next to their names on the slide, according to the report. According to the report, the names were signed by three different students. 

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