Evansville Police Looking Into Vandalism and Burglary at Vann Park

Multiple items and areas at the baseball fields were spray-painted, and several items were stolen.

Posted: Oct 15, 2021 12:27 PM
Updated: Oct 15, 2021 12:43 PM

The Evansville Police Department says it's investigating a vandalism/burglary incident at the Vann Park Baseball Fields that was reported Thursday.

When officers responded to Vann Park, they were told by a park official that a maintenance building and dugout at the baseball fields had been vandalized and that some items were missing.

According to EPD, two weed eaters were missing and red spray paint had been sprayed on several dugout walls and on the maintenance building itself.

Overall, EPD says the theft and vandalism created an estimated loss of about $1,400.

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