Purdue police investigate more than 25 slashed tires

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Police are investigating a rash of slashed tires in the Lafayette area for the second time in less than two weeks.

24-Hour News 8 sister station WLFI reports Purdue University police received at least 25 reports of slashed tires that occurred on the West Lafayette campus early Sunday.

The vandalism was isolated to a parking lot outside a residence hall and one block of a nearby street. Police said they believe the incidents occurred between 12:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m.

The Lafayette Police Department received more than 100 similar reports across the city Jan. 11.

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