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April 5, 2013 - 2:20 pm

INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: Police Seeking Information, Identity of Suspect in Area Vandalisms

UNC Police and Chapel Hill Police are partnering with the local community in their ongoing investigations into recent acts of vandalism / graffiti at numerous locations. In most cases, graffiti in bright pink paint caused significant damage to local property. Areas vandalized were widespread, including New East and McIver Residence Halls, campus monuments and landmarks, vehicles and buildings in the vicinity of the Swain lot parking area on northwestern campus, and the Chapel of the Cross on Franklin Street. Video surveillance cameras at the Swain Lot yielded the photos shown at the following links:

UNC Public Safety is asking anyone with information which may aid in these investigations to please call either UNC Police Investigators at (919) 966-2120, call the Chapel Hill Police at (919) 968-2760, or contact the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC CrimeStoppers at (919) 942-7515. Calls are confidential and anonymous. You can also submit information to CrimeStoppers online at

About Informational Messages: The University sends an Informational Message to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency, but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus.

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