UPDATE: Video of suspect involved in YMCA vandalism released

Location was closed while police investigated

The Dahl Family YMCA branch in La Crosse opened at 8 a.m. following a break-in early Friday morning.

According to La Crosse police, officers were called to the YMCA at 4:30 a.m. for a report of vandalism. After reviewing video from the YMCA, law enforcement determined a window on the West Avenue side of the building was broken at approximately 2:15 a.m. The suspect, a white male, was wearing a maroon UW-La Crosse Alumni shirt. There is quite a bit of damage throughout the building. YMCA staff members are doing an inventory to see if anything was stolen from the Branch.

Below is the video released by the La Crosse Police Department. They are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect.

Contact the police at 608-789-5962 with any information.

To remain anonymous, contact La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-TIPS or submit online at https://www.p3tips.com/459. Download the Crime Stoppers App “P3” to submit a tip via cell phone.

UPDATE: Video of suspect involved in YMCA vandalism released

In statement from the YMCA Branch Director, early this morning there was a break-in at the La Crosse Branch. Staff is cleaning up the mess and thanks everyone for their patience.

The YMCA said it was a random, untargeted incident and they are working with local law enforcement to identify the individual.

People were told to visit the Houser branch in Onalaska instead.

Officials from the YMCA said on an update on Facebook that they would open at 8 a.m.

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