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Mitchell police seek information on vehicle vandalisms

Sometime between 7:30 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, a person or people vandalized two vehicles located on the east side of Mitchell.

One vehicle, parked on the 700 block of East Seventh Avenue, had scratches in the vehicle paint. Another vehicle, parked in the 700 block of East Fifth Avenue, had two punctured tires. Approximately $1,200 in damage was done to the vehicles.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (605) 996-1700.

Calls remain anonymous and a cash reward is available if a tip leads to the arrest of the person or people involved. There are no caller IDs attached to this phone line. To send a crime tip via text message, text "MITCS" plus a message to 274637. Upon receipt of a tipster's first incoming message, the system will auto-reply with a confirmation containing the tipster's unique tip ID. Anonymous two-way communication can then occur. Tips may also be submitted online at

A minimum of $250 is paid for rewards on all Crimes of the Week solved through Crime Stoppers. Rewards will not be paid if crime tips leading to an arrest are not made directly to Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers Inc. by telephone, text message or web tip.

To date, 340 crimes have been solved through information from Crime Stoppers.