Several Bloomington small businesses vandalized, police investigating


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Bloomington Police Department is investigating after several businesses in the downtown area were vandalized earlier in the week.

According to BPD, the department received ten reports on Monday, June 7 from businesses that had windows smashed. They also received one report of a dumpster fire, determined to be arson, in the same area of the city.

Josh Lanham, owner of A.E.A Design and Apparel, arrived to work around 9 a.m. Monday, only to discover a window on the side of his business had been smashed, with the rock used, still on the ground next to the building.

“The first thing I noticed coming from the stoplight was my window,” said Lanham. “You could see it plain as day as soon as you came through that light.”

Lanham said he spent more than two hours dealing with the matter, between calling his landlord and police, taking photos, and ensuring he covered all of the bases to report what…

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