County employee’s car vandalized at mall

A car belonging to an employee of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office was scratched with a sharp object Monday and the word "pig" inscribed on the hood, a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report shows.

The 1987 Buick Regal was scratched along the hood, fenders, top, trunk and sides.

The damage, estimated at more than $500, was discovered by the car's owner about 1:30 p.m. at Augusta Mall.