Woonsocket mayor offers reward for information regarding middle school vandalism

Woonsocket Vandalism
The city of Woonsocket released this image of Villa Nova Middle School's retaining wall vandalized.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt said Tuesday the city is offering a $500 reward for information that would lead to the arrested of a person who vandalized the Villa Nova Middle School.

Police said that the vandalism happened late Saturday night through 1 a.m. Sunday.

The graffiti was done on the school’s retaining wall and the adjacent skate park. The suspect painted stick red and black stick figures, the word “angel,” and obscene gestures.

“We are extremely disappointed to see this type of criminal vandalism happening at our Middle School and we are asking responsible citizens to give us information about who did this, so that we can arrest and prosecute them,” the mayor said.

Anyone with information about the vandalism should contact the Woonsocket Police Department at 401-597-5769.


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