Vandal chunks countertop through federal courthouse door

Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 9:37pm
Staff reports
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Metro Police are working to identify the man who late Tuesday night threw objects through the glass doors of the Federal Courthouse at 801 Broadway.

The suspect threw a motorcycle gas tank through the first door and a chunk of ceramic countertop through the second door, police said, noting he drove away in a late model white Dodge pickup truck.

Police describe the suspect as a white man in his 20s with short brown hair and sideburns. He is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He may be left-handed, police said. At the time of the incident, he was wearing blue jeans and a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to contact Central Precinct detectives at 862-7044 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.