Federal authorities search for restroom vandal

This bathroom at Wiseman’s View near Linville was damaged and set on fire on or close to Christmas Day, according to authorities

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Federal authorities need the public’s help tracking down the person who vandalized and set fire to a restroom at Wiseman’s View near Linville earlier this week.

The crime took place on or close to Christmas Day.

Anyone with information about the damage or suspect is asked to contact U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement at 652-2144, email wadekeener@fs.fed.us or call McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). Now, you can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text MCDOWELLTIPS and your information to 274637 (CRIMES). With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous, and you could receive a cash reward.

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