Help wanted in three investigations

Jul. 03, 2013 @ 04:19 PM

Help from Henderson residents could become instrumental in solving a weekend assault in the city, a larceny and vandalism incident from last week and a repeating burglary problem in the county, according to statements by the Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers.

Police investigators are wanting further information about a June 29 morning attack reported to them at Lowe’s Improvement Center, at 166 Dabney Road. A victim told police a man attacked him while he was sitting in his vehicle.

The attacker was described as a white male wearing faded jeans and a green plaid shirt, and estimated to be about 50 years old, 5-foot, 200 pounds, with black curly hair cut short.

Police are also hoping for more information in a case of vandalism and larceny that took place at Charles Boyd Chevrolet June 26.

Wheels, rims and tires were taken from a 2012 Chevrolet Corvette sometime between the close of business June 25 and opening of business June 26. The damage also included markings on the passenger side rocker panel.

The sheriff’s office is probing a burglaries June 16 and June 30 at Cruizers 200 in Middleburg. Glass was broken and cash and cigarettes were taken on each occasion.

Information for police can be called in to (252) 431-6063. Information for the sheriff’s office can be called in to (252) 738-2200.

Crime Stoppers will also taken information, including anonymously, at (252) 492-1925 or online at hvcrimestoppers.com. Crime Stoppers can pay up to $2,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest.

Contact the writer at mfisher@hendersondispatch.com.