Car destroys city property

Published 9:49 pm Thursday, March 15, 2012

Surveillance footage from a camera at a Suffolk Public Works facility shows a Chrysler Sebring convertible that police believe caused more than $10,000 in damage to a sign and an automatic gate. Police are asking for help identifying the vehicle and its driver.

Suffolk police are asking for help from the public in identifying who was responsible for more than $10,000 in damages at the Suffolk Department of Public Works Roadway Maintenance and Operations office.

Surveillance video shows a 2001-2006 silver or gray Chrysler Sebring convertible that drove through and destroyed a sign and an automatic gate at the Carolina Road facility, according to a city press release.

The incident took place at about 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

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The vehicle is expected to have damage to its front end and side-view mirror, and area automotive repair shops and junkyards are being asked to be on the lookout for a vehicle fitting this description, spokeswoman Diana Klink stated in the release.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Crime Line callers do not have to give their names or appear in court. Information that leads to an arrest can qualify callers for a reward of up to $1,000.