Hit-and-run damages historic theater

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - Police in Murphysboro investigate a hit-and-run crash that damaged the town's historic theater.

Just after 2 a.m. Thursday, officers discovered damage to the Liberty Theater on Walnut Street.

Investigators believe a vehicle drove onto the sidewalk and hit a metal planter in front of the theater. The planter then slid along the pavement and hit the glass, cracking the entrance door.

Police say the driver fled the scene.

If you have any information contact Murphysboro Police at (618) 684-2121.

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