Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in a criminal mischief investigation.
At approximately 9:20 P.M., on Saturday, May 26th an unknown white male vandalized the Berkley Middle School as well as Berkley Elementary School. Both schools are located on Berkley Road in Auburndale.
The suspect spray painted the words “HA HA” “R.I.P.” and profanity about “REDNECKS” on various doors of Berkley Middle School and Berkley Elementary School. The suspect was seen on the video surveillance between 9:20 P.M. and 9:30 P.M.
The surveillance footage shows a white male with a medium build wearing a white in color t-shirt that has a black Under Armor emblem on the back. The male appears to be wearing kakhi shorts and light colored tennis shoes. The suspect had a pair of black binoculars around his neck during the incident. Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Jessica Campbell at 863-577-1630, or 863.298.6200.