Excavator vandalized at skate park

A construction company working to tear down a restroom facility at the Basik Skate Park, 8549 26th Ave., reported that vandals broke the windows on an excavator parked overnight at the site Monday.

The windshield, door windows, rear windows and right side window of the excavator were broken.

Damage was estimated at $2,500. Kenosha Police are investigating.

Worker hurt in industrial accident

Kenosha Police responding to a series of 911 hangup calls at POP Manufacturing, 9009 Sheridan Road, at about 3 p.m. Monday, found that a worker had been injured in an industrial accident.

When police arrived they learned a worker’s hand was caught in a power saw, and that another employee had taken that man to a hospital.

Police went to the emergency room and learned that the man, a temporary worker at the business, had his hand pulled into the saw.

Doctors told police he would need surgery to repair the injury, but that there was no amputation.

Police notified the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the accident.

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