Durham Police Asking for Information on Vandalism Incidents
Durham police are asking for information about two recent vandalism cases involving racial slurs at a vacant home in the 2400 block of Vintage Hill Drive in Treyburn.
The first incident happened between July 12 after 10:30 p.m. and before 8:30 a.m. on July 13. Officers found racial epithets sprayed on the garage and more racial slurs were painted inside the house. The vandal(s) broke mirrors and caused other damage inside the house.
Today officers responded to a vandalism call at the same location. Officers did not find any damage on the exterior of the house, but they found racial slurs and other damage throughout the interior of the house. The vandalism happened sometime between 6 p.m. on July 21 and 10 a.m. today.
Our investigators take these type of crimes seriously and no one in our community should feel threatened or unsafe or discriminated upon because of their race.
We are asking the members of the Treyburn community to help, as we search for the person(s) responsible for these incidents.
If you or someone you know witnessed anything unusual in the neighborhood, or have seen anyone unfamiliar please notify authorities.
We need your help to locate the people responsible for these heinous acts and help to hold them accountable.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Krieger at (919) 560-4582, ext. 29245.