HOOKSETT, N.H. (WHDH) - Hooksett police said someone spray-painted “Slow down” on a local road 13 times.
According to police, the vandal was caught in the act on video, but now police are asking for the public’s help in tracking her down.
People living in the quiet Hooksett New Hampshire community said whoever painted the words in the middle of Farmer Road is just doing what the town wouldn’t.
“We’ve tried going to the town, we’ve tried to get speed bumps,” Farmer Road resident Kim Hureau said.
The posted speed limit in the neighborhood is 30 miles per hour, but apparently, few follow the rules of the road.
One of the main concerns for residents is all the children living and playing nearby.
“There’s children now and now that their summer is done, with school, and they’re home and they’re playing stuff could happen,” resident Nhuy Tran said.
People in the neighborhood feel the suspect should be commended, but police said they could be arrested.
“Let’s face it, this is a crime,” Chief Peter Bartlett of the Hooksett Police Department said. “This is someone who spray painted on a public road, so you can’t take matters into your hands.”
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