WASHINGTON — Police arrested a man for throwing a brick and shattering glass Monday at Sen. Mark Warner’s office in Roanoke, Virginia.
James Trainor, 36, was arrested and charged with property damage, The Associated Press reports.
The vandalism occurred early Monday morning, before the office opened at 8 a.m., and no one was inside at the time, Roanoke police said.
Warner, D-Va., tweeted about the vandalism Monday and thanked police for their “quick, professional response.”
Early this morning, someone threw a brick through the front office window of my Roanoke office. Thankfully, due to the hour, no one was there and no one was hurt. We’re all extremely grateful for the quick, professional response of the Roanoke Police Department.
— Mark Warner (@MarkWarner) July 23, 2018
Police said Warner’s office was the only building hit and that Trainor targeted the senator’s office.
“The motive is under investigation,” said Caitlyn Cline, spokeswoman for the Roanoke Police Department. “We do believe that he picked out this building specifically, but we haven’t determined why.”
U.S. Capitol Police have joined the investigation.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.