Police are attempting to identify this subject who is involved in criminal defacement to property incidents in Harvard’s Park Point subdivision. | Provided Photo

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects who have been spray painting the word “CRIP” on houses, vehicles and street signs in Harvard since last month.

The Harvard Police Department released surveillance images of one of the suspects Wednesday.

Officers were first notified about the vandalism starting around 3 p.m. on December 21.

Several residents in the Park Point subdivision reported unknown persons had spray painted the word “CRIP” on several houses, vehicles and street signs earlier in the day.

Some of the incidents occurred in the 800 block of Dewey Street, police said.

On Tuesday, several additional residents reported the suspects returned around 6:30 p.m.

They spray-painted the word “CRIP” on several more houses and vehicles in the same neighborhood, police said.

One of the offenders was caught on a resident’s surveillance camera after walking up to a home’s front door.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Harvard Police Department at 815-943-4431 and select option 3.

Those who wish to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crime Stoppers at 815-943-4343 or emailing crimestoppers@cityofharvard.org.