Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Cemetery Vandals Sought

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to identify the unknown individual(s) who vandalized several historic headstones at a city cemetery.

Sometime between 2 p.m. on March 27 and 11 a.m. on April 3, an unknown person(s) knocked over and destroyed six headstones at the Hebrew Cemetery at 400 Hospital St. Some of the headstones were more than 100 years old.

Detectives have no suspect information and are asking anyone with any information about this incident to please call Fourth Precinct Detective James Higgins at (804) 646-3186 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.