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Chesterfield Police arrest man who smashed windshield of cruiser

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Posted at 7:29 AM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 23:15:55-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police arrested a man for smashing the windshield of one of their cruisers on Sunday night.

Chesterfield Police Lt. J.R. Lamb tweeted on Monday evening that Rahkim Tharrington, 25, was arrested and charged with throwing an object at a vehicle, vandalism and assault on a law enforcement officer.

Chesterfield Police arrest man who smashed windshield of cruiser

Lamb originally posted a photo of the damaged cruiser to Twitter and stated someone threw an object at the cruiser just before 10:30 p.m. while it was driving in the area of Route 1 and Swinford Road.

Thankfully, Lamb said the officer in the cruiser at the time was not injured.