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Westside Caterpillar building vandalized: shattered windows, word 'murder' spray painted

Caterpillar vandalism
Posted at 5:27 PM, May 16, 2024

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Caterpillar building on Tucson's Westside was vandalized Thursday, May 15 — an estimated $150,000 in damages, according to the Tucson Police Department.

TPD said two suspects came from the Santa Cruz River walk area around 4:30 a.m. and vandalized the building, located at 875 W. Cushing St.

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KGUN Caterpillar sources count 15 broken windows and said the word "murder" was spray painted on the outside of the building multiple times.

In response to the vandalism, a spokesperson for Caterpillar said:

We are cooperating with local authorities as they investigate the incident.
Caterpillar spokesperson

Police are asking anyone with information to call 88-CRIME.