(WDEF) The Dalton Police Department is investigating between 35 and 40 reports of vandalism of area businesses that occurred overnight Monday into Tuesday.
In each case, glass windows were broken are area businesses in the area of Thornton Avenue, Hamilton Street, Glenwood Avenue, and Walnut Avenue. Investigators believe that marbles were used as projectiles to break out the windows at some of the locations.
Area businesses affected by the vandals include the Panda Express at 1521 W. Walnut Avenue, Al Johnson Volkswagen at 1202 N. Glenwood Avenue, Crutchfield Furniture at 209 N. Hamilton Street, Buckin’ Burrito at 212 N. Hamilton Street, Audio Innovations at 1781 E. Walnut Avenue, and the BB&T Bank at 2500 E. Walnut Avenue. In each case, the affected businesses were not entered and nothing appeared to have been stolen. There were no reports of injuries as a result of the broken glass.
Investigators from the Dalton Police Department are working to compile video from the area of affected businesses. Anyone with information on these incidents or with video that might aid the investigation is asked to contact Detective Greg Bates at 706-278-9085, extension 137.