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Reward offered for information that leads to arrest of park/Whitworth University vandals

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The fence damage at Holmberg Park The fence damage at Holmberg Park
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The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is hoping a cash reward offer from Crime Stoppers will help them find the person or persons responsible for vandalizing Holmberg Park and Whitworth's softball and soccer fields last week. 

Deputies say at Holmberg Park, someone drove through the grass, shredding it, and wrecked the fence around the pool. Deputies say the damage to the fence could cost up to $2000, while the grass, with some work by County Park crews, should grow back. 

Deputies say there was also similar damage done to the soccer and softball fields at Whitworth University. It is unknown if the incidents are related, but they both happened sometime during the evening of August 24, 2016, or the early morning hours of August 25, 2016. 

It appears in both instances, the suspect or suspects were driving a large or full-sized pickup based on the tire tracks. 

"Anyone with information regarding these incidents are urged to report it to Crime Stoppers or better yet, if you are responsible for this damage, step up and take responsibility for your actions before we find out who you are," Deputy Mark Gregory said in a release.

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should submit the tip via the Internet website http://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.

Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward. Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is a civilian organization that promotes public safety by paying cash rewards for information that solves crimes. It is not affiliated with law enforcement. Full Disclosure of reward requirements is available at http://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.

   

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