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Police seek vandals responsible for spray painted buildings

by Tonya Durlach

April 11, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of suspects wanted for vandalism of more than 30 buildings.
Suspects wanted for vandalism
KALAMAZOO--Police are seeking three subjects believed to have vandalized more than 30 buildings in downtown Kalamazoo, including 12 on the campus of Western Michigan University.

According to Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Capt. Donald Webster, the buildings were spray painted early Sunday, April 10, between 4 and 5 a.m. Most of the downtown buildings were in the area surrounded by West Kalamazoo Avenue and South Park, West Lovell and South Pitcher streets. Among those vandalized on WMU's campus were Miller Auditorium parking ramp, Richmond Center for Visual Arts and Knauss Hall.

Photo of graffiti on Kalamazoo building.
"11-37" symbol was on numerous buildings
The three suspects are described as white males in their late teens to early 20s. All three were wearing black T-shirts and one was wearing a red knit hat.

If you have any information about the incident, contact WMU Public Safety at or (269) 387-5555, or call Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100.