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WPD Seeks Help IDing Warwick Veterans Spray Paint Vandals

[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police have arrested Manuel Mckay, charging him with vandalism of Warwick Veterans Jr. High on April 10.
[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police have arrested Manuel Mckay, charging him with vandalism of Warwick Veterans Jr. High on April 10.
April 28 UPDATE: On Thursday, Warwick Police reported they had identified and arrested a suspect in the April 10 vandalism, posting a photo of the man and thanking Facebook followers for their help.

Police arrested Manuel Mckay, and charged him with vandalism of Warwick Veterans School on April 10.

WARWICK, RI — Warwwick Police are asking the public’s help identifying a man and woman suspected of spray painting a penis, swastika on the front walkway of  Warwick Veterans Jr. High School April 10, as well as a penis on a reserved parking sign and “a statement too profane,” to repeat on the wall of the small gym.

A security camera filming in infrared recorded two people, a man and a woman, and a small dog, on the school property the evening of the vandalism, according to a report Warwick

[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police suspect this man and woman are responsible for graffiti spray painted on Warwick Veterans Jr. High April 10.
[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police suspect this man and woman are responsible for graffiti spray painted on Warwick Veterans Jr. High April 10.
Police posted to their Facebook page. The WPD also posted links to video clips of the two walking through the area April 10.

In one of the videos, police say the man is concealing what appears to be a black can of spray paint.

The graffiti was cleaned up by a school custodian April 11.

Police ask anyone with information about the vandalism or the couple to contact Det. Chris Lo at 401-468-4273 or
christopher.lo@warwickri.com.

 

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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