Police seek information on breaking and entering case at battlefield

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is asking for the community’s help for information in the late September burglary of the Kernstown Battlefield Visitors Center, located on Battle Park Drive in Winchester.

The unknown suspect forced entry into the Battlefield’s Visitor’s Center by entering a second floor sliding door. Taken during the burglary were several items including an 1861 North-Savage .36 caliber revolver, 1858 Remington .44 caliber revolver, 1860 Colt US Army standard issue sidearm, 1873 model sabre, and other valuables totaling over $5,600. Many of the items have distinct features. See below photos.

WPD is asking that anyone with information about the suspect to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 540-665-TIPS (8477) or the Criminal Investigations Division at 540-545-4704. Please reference incident #18039533.