Reward for Information in High School Graffiti Incidents

South Lakes, Herndon facilities had $1,000 of damage each, police said.

South Lakes High School was hit with graffiti shortly before the start of the school year. (Courtesy Photo)
South Lakes High School was hit with graffiti shortly before the start of the school year. (Courtesy Photo)
By Karen Goff

Fairfax County Crime Solvers say a reward is being offered for tips leading to an arrest in the graffiti incidents at South Lakes and Herndon high schools last week.

Police estimate that the graffiti caused roughly $1,000 worth of damage at each school. 

The graffiti has since been removed.

The first incident occurred at Herndon High School early on Thursday, Aug. 29. Authorities found derogatory words and pictures spray-painted on the field, buildings and equipment. 

The second incident was discovered at South Lakes on Saturday, Aug. 31 around 8:08 a.m.  Similar vulgarities, along with the Herndon Hornets mascot, were spray-painted on the new new artificial turf field and concrete.

Anyone with information about either of these incidents or the suspects involved is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). 

A $100 to $1,000 cash reward will be paid for information that leads to an arrest, Crime Solvers said. Tipsters do not have to give their name. 


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