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Downtown Boone mural damaged, Crime Stoppers seeks help

Last Updated on February 2, 2022 4:29 am

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On January 28, 2022, at 1:28 a.m., the Downtown Boone mural located at the intersection of West King St. and South Depot St. was damaged by a male subject walking down South Depot St. The male subject was wearing a light colored Appalachian State University hat, black and red plaid button-up shirt, a white T-shirt underneath, and khaki pants. The male subject was accompanied by another male subject wearing a blue Patagonia and jeans.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

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