The East Lyme Police Department is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects responsible for vandalizing park benches.

The Office of the East Lyme Selectman pooled together $1,500 as a reward for information.

Police are investigating to determine the suspects responsible for throwing 6 memorial benches, valued at $800 each, off the Niantic Boardwalk onto the rocks below on July 2nd.

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Police said four men entered the boardwalk around midnight on Monday morning through the Hole in the Wall Beach. Police said the men may have driven to the beach in a black sedan.

After 15 minutes, police said the men left the area.

Police are working to determine the individuals’ identities and their car.

Those with information are urged to contact the East Lyme Police Department at 860-739-5900.

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