KY light display vandalized

Courtesy: The Ashland Independent
Courtesy: The Ashland Independent

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - Vandals in northeastern Kentucky have caused thousands of dollars in damage to four light displays at a park in Ashland.

The Daily Independent in Ashland reports that park workers found the damage Saturday morning at the Winter Wonderland of Lights display in Central Park.

The chairman of the display, Marion Russell, says the vandalism caused an estimated $8,000 to $10,000 in damage. The Winter Wonderland of Lights is paid in part by donations from businesses and individuals.

Ashland Police Maj. Todd Kelley says the department had already stepped up patrols in the area.

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