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Teen Arrested in Connection With Odessa Skate Park Vandalism

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – A 16-year-old teen has been taken into custody for his involvement in a graffiti incident that occurred earlier this month.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, the 16-year-old was taken into custody around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

As you may recall, back on December first, Odessa Police responded to the skate park in reference to graffiti. An investigation revealed approximately $15,000 worth of damage had been done to the restroom and skating area.

Recently, Odessa Crimestoppers were able to obtain video of the incident. As a result of that video, Crimestoppers received several dozen tips.

Officials say the video was used to positively identify the teen as the same person who vandalized the skate park.

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