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Police seeking public assistance in apprehending park vandals

EDMONDS, Wash., January 25, 2023Edmonds Police are seeking public assistance in identifying the suspects involved in numerous vandalisms to city parks.

Over $10,000 of damage has occurred to several parks and restroom facilities throughout the Edmonds, often resulting in unusable facilities and closure to the public. One restroom facility and structure were the victim of arson. The suspects have also left graffiti, including hate speech, symbols, and slurs.

Incident locations include restrooms and other park amenities at Brackett’s Landing North Park, Olympic Beach (Fishing Pier), City Park, Hickman Park, and Seaview Park. 

In the Seaview Park incident on January 21st, three suspects were seen leaving the area in an older, maroon BMW 6 series convertible between approximately 4- 4:45 PM. One suspect was described as a light-skinned, black male who was with two other males. All suspects were believed to be between 16-17 years old. 

Police and city staff need the community’s help identifying the suspects in these cases.

If you witness vandalism or see something suspicious, please call 911 right away. Police are also asking residents who live near Seaview Park to review their home video for any footage of the suspects or their vehicle.

Anyone with possible video evidence or suspect information can call our non-emergency number at 425-407-3999. The community can also provide tips at policetips@edmondswa.gov.

SOURCE: Edmonds Police Department

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