Police handling large number of theft cases in Columbia Borough

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LANCASTER, Pa. — The Columbia Borough Police Department is handling a large number of criminal mischief and theft cases that occurred sometime between Sunday and Monday.  Police believe that all the events took place during the overnight hours.

A larger number of vehicle mirrors have been removed from vehicles anywhere from the intersection of 4th St. and Walnut St. to 2nd St. and Mill St. areas. There was also damage done to a soda machine and also to a building.

The Columbia Borough Police Department has received a large number of calls and wants the public to know that they are behind on getting back to some callers.  Police say if you haven’t received a message or heard from an officer in over two hours that you should call the police station again.

If you have damage to your vehicle or something is missing from your vehicle or property, you are encouraged to report it to police if you have not already done so.  Police are also asking residents to check their home surveillance systems if you have one, to see if anyone can be seen that may have done this.

If you have any information on these crimes or who may have done this you are asked to call the police station at 717-684-7735.