More than a dozen cases of destruction of property under investigation in Denbigh area

Posted at 11:52 AM, Mar 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-18 11:52:11-04

Newport News, Va. – Police are investigating 16 cases of destruction of property in the Denbigh section of the city, according to Newport News police.

It happened overnight March 16 into March 17, 2015. Police say it appears that the suspect or suspects shot BB gun pellets damaging car windows. In one case, police say the suspect(s) used a brick to break out the window and then removed a purse from the car.

The lead detective estimates that the damage in these cases will reach into the thousands of dollars.

There is no suspect information at this time.

A map showing the locations of the incidents is pictured above.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Crime Line callers may remain totally anonymous, are never required to testify in court, and could be eligible for a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.