Police ask for public’s help after Columbus City Park is vandalized

COLUMBUS, Kan. – Police ask for the public’s help after the Columbus City Park is vandalized.

The Columbus Police Department states the vandalism happened between the hours of 10:30 p.m. on Monday, July 28, and 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 29.

The pavilion, old pool house, tennis courts, basketball courts, bathrooms, a grill, disc golf signage, and a bench were spray painted.

The City of Columbus and the Columbus Police Department are asking for any resident with information on who the responsible individual(s) are to please contact the Columbus Police Department at 620-429-1332 or 620-429-3992.

“The upgrading and improvement of the City Parks have been one of the main priorities by the City of Columbus and numerous other organizations and volunteers. We are asking that if you know or suspect who is responsible for this, please come forward so that we can put a stop to this destructive, unproductive behavior,” stated the Police Department on social media.