Kids Charged After Throwing Concrete at Cars

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CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Three juveniles were arrested Saturday after police said they were throwing concrete and wood off of a bridge at traffic below.

Cuyahoga Falls police said that they were called to the Howe Avenue and state Route 8 area around 8 p.m. Saturday to reports of debris falling from the railroad crossing bridge.

When officers arrived, they discovered several small wooden logs and chunks of concrete on Howe Avenue below the bridge overpass, said police.

The largest item thrown was a piece of concrete nearly 18 inches in diameter and weighing about 50 pounds, police said.

At least one vehicle was hit by a softball size piece of concrete and sustained minor damage to its hood, said police.

Officers found the three juveniles riding bikes in the area. They were stopped and questioned, and police said they admitted to throwing the items at cars traveling on Howe Avenue.

The juveniles are ages 11, 11 and 14. All three face charges of vehicular vandalism, criminal damaging and criminal trespassing.