April 6 2018

Updated: Police Investigating After Urine Found in Library Bathroom Soap Dispensers (Surveillance Photo)

By: BNEWS

 

Update 4/7/18


The Burlington Police Department has released the photo above featuring a person of interest in the investigation. 


Original Story 

 

Police are investigating an unsettling act of vandalism in a public institution and they are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.  

 

Chief Michael Kent reports that the Burlington Police Department is actively investigating an incident in which a suspect relieved themselves in bathroom soap dispensers and air fresheners at the Burlington Public Library.

 

According to authorities, at approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, officers were dispatched to the library, 22 Sears St., for a report of suspicious activity. Upon arrival, officers learned that a visitor to the library reported finding a cup with urine in it on a shelf in the men's restroom the previous day. Staff subsequently realized that urine had been poured into the bathroom's soap dispenser and air freshener.

 

Witnesses reported that the bathroom had a noticeable odor of urine throughout.

 

As part of their investigation, officers are reviewing video surveillance footage in an effort to positively identify a suspect.

 

Anyone who thinks they may have information about this incident is encouraged to call Burlington Police at 781-272-1212.


 

 
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