CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — Chillicothe Police Department made a strong response to vandalism that occurred in the downtown area Sunday night.

The vandalism took place in the 400 to 700 block of Locust street in Chillicothe.

The Chillicothe Police Department stated “These individuals vandalized our beautiful downtown area… This is unacceptable. They tore plants from our potted plants and destroyed areas for no reason.”

A later update from the police department stated that they had received calls, messages, and information from the public and had identified two of the juveniles who were involved in the vandalism and that the investigation would be coming to a close.

They also thanked the community for their partnership in making the City of Chillicothe a better place.