Fire Melts Playground, Police Search for Vandals
LAS CRUCES — A $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible for setting fire to a playground was being offered by Las Cruces Crimestoppers.
Police said that firefighters extinguished a fire on the Lions Park playground equipment at 701 W. Picacho Ave. The blaze caused roughly $15,000 in damage.
No injuries were reported.
If anyone has any information, call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.
The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and callers do not have to give your name to collect a reward.