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Bat-wielding suspect caught on camera damaging firefighter’s vehicle

Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help to identify the person responsible for damaging a Riverhead volunteer firefighter’s personal vehicle, which was parked at the department’s headquarters while the firefighter was on duty during the overnight hours Sunday into Monday.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 29, the suspect shown in the surveillance video struck the side of the 2010 Dodge Ram with a bat, causing extensive damage. The suspect then fled the area.

Anyone with information can contact Riverhead detectives at 631-727-4500, ext. 327. All calls will remain confidential.