La Grange restaurant closed temporarily following vandalism
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Oli Pollo, a Peruvian restaurant in La Grange, said they will be closed until further notice after they were vandalized on Saturday morning.
On Saturday, the owner of the restaurant, Oliver Pino, said his restaurant had to close after he got to work around 9 a.m. and noticed his restaurant had been trashed.
Pino said his flat screen TV, security system, a guitar and change from the register have been reported stolen so far.
”I don’t know what was going through their minds,” Pino said. ”A regular thief or somebody that wants to take something just comes in and takes something and leaves, but they actually took their time to destroy the place.”
Pino said he filed a police report and is waiting on insurance for an estimate on how much it will cost.
”We are not going to let any of this break the bond that we have,” Pino said.
Pino said none of it was caught on their security cameras.
“Due to an act of vandalism and theft we won’t be operating until further notice,” the restaurant said in a Facebook post.
Several people were in the comments section of the post offering support and wanting to help.
LaGrange Police said the department is actively looking for possible suspects in the case. Anyone with any information is asked to call the LaGrange Police Department at (502) 225-0444, the LaGrange Police Tip Line at (502) 873-8945 or Oldham County Dispatch at (502) 222-0111.
A GoFundMe campaign was even set up by one of the supporters to help cover insurance and repairs.
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