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Police: Indian Hill man used rifle, ax on park gate

INDIAN HILL, Ohio (AP) - Police in southwest Ohio say a man was so angry that a park revoked his privileges that he destroyed the park gate with an assault rifle and an ax.

Police in the Cincinnati suburb of Indian Hill say 23-year-old Michael Rosenbaum, of Cincinnati, was arrested Tuesday on charges of vandalism and possession of criminal tools.

Police say Rosenbaum lost his Grand Valley Preserve privileges after he ignored warnings to stop setting fires to keep warm while fishing.

Indian Hill Detective Steve Makin says Rosenbaum on Nov. 24 destroyed the gate with an ax and fired four rounds into a box controlling the gate.

Damage is estimated at $1,500.

Rosenbaum was in jail Wednesday. A message seeking comment was left at the office of his attorney, Jack Rubenstein.

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