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INDEPENDENCE, MO. (KCTV) --- The Independence Police Department is investigating after a historic site was vandalized.

Police released surveillance photos of a suspect believed to have vandalized and burglarized the Bingham-Waggoner Estate, located at 313 W. Pacific Ave.

The estate holds tours and private events. 

If you have any information about the case, please contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS, the Independence Police Department's Tips Hotline at 816-325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org.

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paulandrewanderson

The vast majority of such crimes are just teens trying to get on the news. In fact I saw a news report on it (in SoCal long ago now) where they interviewed some teens that were caught doing various property damage crimes, and even a gang member who talked about "hits" that were also designed to get media attention, which they of course, gloated about and relished. It's attention seeking behavior.

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