Vandal chunks countertop through federal courthouse door

Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 10:37pm
Staff reports

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.