Police: 4 kids caught vandalizing church in Niles

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At 3:58 a.m. Tuesday, officers spotted four girls behind First Presbyterian Church on Summit Avenue

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NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – Police in Niles say they caught a group of kids vandalizing a church early Tuesday morning.

At 3:58 a.m., officers spotted four girls behind First Presbyterian Church on Summit Avenue. The officer discovered they were writing profanities on the building, according to a post on the Niles Police Department’s Facebook page.

Three girls, ages 11 and 12, were arrested and charged with criminal mischief and a curfew violation. One girl was charged with underage possession of tobacco.

The fourth girl ran away but was identified, according to a police report. She also faces charges.

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