State Police are asking the public's help finding vandals who threw large rocks over the weekend onto Interstate 495 in Raynham and damaged 19 vehicles.
No injuries were reported, but some of the rocks shattered windshields and dented car roofs. Two cars also drove over the rocks and damaging their undercarriages.
"They were small enough to be thrown a good distance, but large enough to cause significant damage," said State Police Spokesman Dave Procopio.
State Police received several calls about the rocks being thrown onto the interstate at 10 p.m. on Saturday near the intersection with Route 138.The granite-like stones were similar to those found along a railroad that runs below the interstate, Procopio said.
The majority of the vehicles struck were driving north on I-495, but two were hit in southbound lanes. Some of the rocks were as large as baseballs.
"We are very fortunate no one was injured or even killed," Procopio said. "This is a very serious crime."
Anyone with information about the crime or who may have seen suspicious activity in the area is asked to call the Middleborough barracks of the State Police at (508) 947-2222.
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