Vandals smash glass of 43 Edmonton bus shelters

May 8 2020, 10:23 am

The Edmonton Police Service says 43 bus shelters were damaged this week during a string of vandalism.

The vandals smashed the glass in shelters along 142 Street, 87 Avenue, 109 Street, and Whyte Avenue. The damage to the city structures totals more than $30,000, police said in a news release Thursday.

Investigators believe the vandals broke the shelter window panes overnight between Monday, May 4 and Wednesday, May 6.

They’re asking anyone who witnessed the vandalism to contact police. As well, if anyone lives near a damaged shelter and has security cameras, police would like to see the footage.

The damaged shelters are located:

  • Along 142 Street between 89 and 121A avenues
  • Along 87 Avenue between 149 and 172 streets
  • Along 109 Street between 65 Avenue and University Avenue
  • On Whyte Avenue between 110 and 112 streets

Anyone with any information is asked to contact EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.