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Virginia Beach City Council member seeks answers after re-election campaign sign damaged

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Sep 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-06 17:22:16-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A Virginia Beach City Council member running for re-election says one of her campaign signs was damaged.

Council member Sabrina Wooten released a statement on Facebook stating that one of her campaign signs on the corner of South Plaza and Princess Anne Road was torn down and destroyed.

"Someone actually took the time to bend and break the steel poles and then they hatefully poked numerous holes in the face of the sign causing significant damage, Wooten says."

Wooten says she filed a police report and there is currently an active investigation. According to her Facebook post, there are several surveillance cameras in the area that are set to be reviewed.

Wooten asks is anyone has any information regarding this incident to contact her directly at 757-797-5625. She says a reward will be provided for details leading to an arrest.