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Reward offered in Independence playground arson

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest of the person or persons responsible for setting playground equipment on fire at Bundschu Park in Independence, Mo.

The arson occurred on May 12. Officers arrived at the scene around 12:45 a.m. and discovered the playground equipment had been destroyed. The damage was estimated to be at least $10,000.

If anyone has any information leading to the identity of any suspect(s) or has any information regarding the crime that was committed, please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8177. If anyone calls with information, they do not have to reveal their identity. They will be given a number by which they may claim any reward money.


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