Porter County crime briefs

2013-06-19T00:00:00Z Porter County crime briefsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
June 19, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Police look for two men who followed teen in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Police here are looking for two men who attempted to follow a teenage girl Friday night.

According to police, the 17-year-old girl was walking home on Indiana Avenue from Dairy Queen about 7:30 p.m. Friday when two men, driving a brown or tan older model Ford pickup truck stopped in front of her. They whistled at the girl and asked what she was doing.

When the men exited the truck, she started to run and fell down. When she got back up, the two men were still walking toward her. The girl ran home and her mother called police.

The driver of the truck was described as a tall, white male with brown hair and a thin mustache, wearing bluejeans and a white T-shirt. The passenger was described as a shorter white male with blond hair and a short buzz cut wearing bluejeans and a blue T-shirt. Both appeared to be about 20 years old.

Chesterton street vandalized with spray-painted profanity

CHESTERTON | A resident reported to police Sunday morning that someone had spray painted profanity and a racially derogatory word targeting blacks and police officers on Indiana Avenue between 13th and 14th streets with green spray paint.

The damage is estimated at $50 for cleanup.

 

Store's flower pot broken in latest vandalism, owner says

CHESTERTON | The owner of the Flower Cart, 145 S. Calumet reported to police Saturday morning that someone had knocked over a large flower pot overnight, breaking it.

The damage was estimated at $450. The owner said the vandalism has been an ongoing problem.

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