October 17, 2021


Automotive maniacs

Tire slasher targets Subaru vehicles in Richmond neighborhood

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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Police are seeking for a tire-slasher in Church Hill, who reportedly only targets Subarus.

Above a dozen Subaru homeowners experienced their tires lower early Sunday early morning.

“It just looks senseless,” reported Winnie, whose tire slashing was caught on a further neighbor’s doorbell digicam.

She stated she was out for an early Sunday run when she noticed the flat tires, each and every with 2 to 3-inch stab marks.

Subaru owners’ auto tires in Church Hill come to be concentrate on of tire slasher.(wwbt/nbc12)

‘They did it genuinely swiftly. I never know if it was an ice decide or no matter what,” Winnie reported. “Today, I’m getting time off do the job to to shell out half a day to get the motor vehicle towed and replace all 4 tires.”

Richmond Law enforcement claimed they do have video of a suspect and that all the motor vehicles strike – over a dozen and counting – have been Subaru products.

Suspect caught in video
Suspect caught in online video(Richmond Law enforcement)

Only a block away, a handful much more of focused motor vehicles were being located – just one belonging to Church Hill resident, Kemper Galyean.

“Another veteran up the road arrived managing down the street. He stated, ‘They get you too?’ And I mentioned, ‘Yeah!’”

Monday was initially blocked out for vital doctor’s journeys for his spouse.

“I have a disabled spouse that’s heading to be affected. I hope they are observing and listening to this mainly because it’s a cascading effect. You can’t make the doctor’s appointment, you have to reschedule. They never have your tire dimension, that takes place,” he explained.

He provides that he’s now set back again a 7 days as he waits for tires, on top rated of the maintenance function, as they brainstorm how to get his spouse to and from her appointments.

All the whilst, these Church Hill Subaru homeowners are remaining asking yourself.

“Why would anyone do that? Is this a little something versus Subarus? Or folks in the community? We really do not know,” explained Winnie.

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