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Windham police investigate recent vandalism, suspicious fire

WINDHAM - Police are investigating a string of vehicle vandalism incidents that occurred over the past month in a Windham neighborhood...According to Police Chief Gerald Lewis, a Faith Road resident's car tires were slashed while parked in the driveway during the evening hours of April 5...Early Sunday morning, police and fire officials responded to a vehicle fire at 5 Ridgemont Road...The fire's cause remains undetermined, though surveillance videos from a Faith Road residence captured a lone suspect waking toward the Scotland Road intersection carrying what appeared to be a gasoline container...“This person did pour an amount of unknown liquid onto a driveway,” Lewis said in an email, describing the suspect as wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans and sneakers...Police noted the footage was captured around 2:45 a.m. - about a half-hour before the Ridgemont Road fire was reported...Anyone with information regarding any of the recent vandalism/arson incidents is asked to contact Windham Police Detective Chris Van Hirtum at 434-5577 or cvanhirtum@windhampd.com...