Vandal caught on camera at Delaware nature site

New Castle County Police are searching for a man captured by surveillance cameras spraying grafitti on a stone sign at the Mt. Cuba Center.

The vandalism happened around 3:30 a.m. on July 21 when an unidentified man spray painted the sign outside the center in the 3100 block of Barley Mill Road in Hockessin.  The suspect is described as a white man, between 20 and 30 years old, who was driving a dark colored SUV.

Police hope someone will recognize the suspect through the surveillance pictures.  Anyone with information in regard to the subject’s identity or information about the vehicle, is asked to contact the New Castle County Police Department at 395-8171 (ATTN: Senior Corporal L. Harris) or send him an email at

Mt. Cuba Center is a nonprofit horticultural institution in northern Delaware located on nearly 600 acres. The center is dedicated to the study, conservation, and appreciation of plants native to the Appalachian Piedmont Region.

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