Community mailbox in Lincoln repeatedly targeted by vandals

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A community mailbox in Beamsville has been vandalized a fifth time, said the Niagara police Monday. Mailbox vandalism seems to have become a trend in both Lincoln and Grimsby.

Niagara Regional Police Service said Monday that police investigators have discovered that a community mailbox in the area of King Street and Martin Road has been damaged for the fifth time. Some of the box doors had been pried open casing $50 in damage. That community mailbox has been damaged repeatedly, at least four times previously, said a police news release. Damage has also been reported at other mailboxes in both Beamsville and Grimsby, the police service said 

Police are asking residents who live near community mailboxes to report any suspicious behavior.

Anyone who may have information about the incident can contact detectives at 905-688-4111,  extension 1009021.

Members of the public can provide information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.