Police cruiser set ablaze in North Richmond

By Rachel DePompa - bio | email
Posted by Phil Riggan - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond police plan to deter crime back-fired last night as a police cruiser was set on fire last night in Richmond's North Side.

It happened in the 2900 block of Barton Avenue around 12:50 a.m. The car was set on fire and the back windshield was smashed with a brick.

The cruiser was parked along the street in Barton Heights as a way to deter crime.

The department's been strategically placing unmanned vehicles in neighborhoods around the city.

If you have any information you can call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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