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Parking meters repaired

Bloomington Parking Enforcement Officers repair parking meters that were were discovered intentionally damaged, Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. At least 125 meters were discovered damaged Wednesday morning, and parts had to be ordered, and delivered overnight. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Parking Enforcement Officers continued Thursday to repair parking meters that were intentionally damaged. Parts for the meters were ordered Wednesday, and shipped overnight after at least 125 damaged meters were discovered damaged Wednesday morning. The damaged meters were on the square, along 6th Street, and Madison, as well as other areas downtown.

The meters were covered with pink and green paint, and expanding foam had been sprayed into the coin slots. Bloomington Police Capt. Ryan Pedigo said he didn’t have an update on the investigation, but he anticipated the meters would be repaired quickly.

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