Police searching for rampant rock hurler in north Lincoln neighborhood

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Police are now on the lookout for a rock thrower who has caused over $5,000 in damage to homes in a north Lincoln neighborhood.

Between Thursday and Monday, officers have been sent out to 16 reports of rock vandalism, each in the neighborhood near 48th Street and Leighton Avenue.

In all cases, police say a rock, brick or slab of concrete was thrown into the windows of houses or apartments.

The suspect, who police think is a 20 to 30-year-old man, has racked up a total of $5,410 in damage to the homes.

Police have also described the suspect as wearing black pants and a red sweatshirt with gray sleeves and a stripe.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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