Whitewater police looking for fountain vandals

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Staff | May 21, 2014

WHITEWATER—Police in the city of Whitewater are looking for two individuals in their early 20s--male and female—who vandalized Birge Fountain, 402 W. Main St., Whitewater Friday, May 16 about 2 a.m., according to a news release from the Whitewater Police Department.
Security video clips show a female wearing a light blue or green colored top and dark shorts with her hair pulled back climbing onto the fountain, attempting to pull on one of the spears held by a figure in the fountain. A male with short hair, dark t-shirt, and grey shorts then climbs onto the fountain and eventually is able to pull one of the spears out and can be seen running away.

Police released two video clips:



Police Looking for Birge Fountain Vandal - 05/16/2014 from Whitewater Community TV on Vimeo.


Police Looking for Birge Fountain Vandals 2nd video - 05/16/2014 from Whitewater Community TV on Vimeo.

Authorities are asking anyone with information on these two suspects to contact the Whitewater Police Department at 262-473-0555.

Individuals also can use the TipSoft anonymous tip system by going to the “Crime Alerts” section under the Police Department's web page at http://www.whitewater-wi.gov/departments/police and clicking on the TipSoft link. Additionally, tips can be texted to 274637(CRIMES). This tip line is being offered in conjunction with the Walworth County Crime Stoppers and the Whitewater Police Department.

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