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Police seek to identify suspect who tossed firebomb at Adams County Courthouse

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
The incident occurred at 11 p.m. on Dec. 22 and this device was used, according to police.

The Gettysburg Police Department is trying to identify the suspect who threw a something resembling a Molotov cocktail at the window of the Adams County Courthouse last week.

The incident occurred at 11 p.m. on Dec. 22, according to a post on the police department's Facebook page.

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Police said the device did not break through the window and did not ignite.

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The suspect is described as being about 5-foot-8, with a thin build, and was wearing a hoodie, long pants and carrying a backpack, police said.

The Gettysburg Police Department is seeking to identify the suspect who threw a device similar a Molotov cocktail at the window of the Adams County Courthouse last week.

Adams County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $2,000 reward and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering an additional $5,000 reward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Gettysburg Police Investigator Dennis Bevenour at 717-334-1168 or Adams County Detective Eric Beyer at 717-337-9840.