Vandals, armed with spray paint, cut a swath through northwest Ardmore overnight Monday.

Sgt. Ryan Hunnicutt, Ardmore Police Department Public Information Officer, said seven businesses were damaged by the graffiti writing hoodlums. Damage estimates were not available.

According to reports, the vandalisms occurred between midnight and 5 a.m. in an area ranging from Maxwell Avenue to North Commerce Street to G Street NW.

Hunnicutt said the case has been turned over to the APD Criminal Investigation Division and an inquiry into the vandalisms continues.

Anyone with information concerning the identity of those responsible are urged to call police headquarters at (580) 223-1212.