LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Officers with the Lynchburg Police Department are searching for a man who allegedly took money and damaged gaming machines in two separate incidents.
The first incident took place at the Marathon Quick-E Mart at 2209 Wards Road on Sunday, Nov. 29. Officers responded to the scene shortly after 10 p.m. for a report of a man who damaged a gaming machine and left with cash.
The second incident took place on Monday, Nov. 30, at the Marathon Quick-E Mart at 6015 Fort Avenue for the same crime shortly before 11:45 a.m.
During the second incident, the individual was seen leaving in a white Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab pickup truck with damage to the driver’s side and a missing hubcap also on the driver’s side.
Police say the incidents are similar to those that occurred in Amherst and Campbell Counties.
Officers identified the person of interest as 42-year-old Mark Wilson, 42, of Lynchburg.
Wilson is wanted for destruction of property and third offense petit larceny.
If you have information pertaining to these incidents, you are asked to contact Detective Scott at (434) 455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.
This is an ongoing investigation.
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