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UPDATED STORY

The office of State Representative Bob Steinburg says it has located the man who was observed and photographed while uprooting and disposing of Clark Twiddy campaign signs by a Sentinel employee on March 30 in the Nags Head Acres area.  Nags Head police also confirm that the individual has been identified.

A post on Steinburg’s Facebook page described the person as a man who neither supports him nor his opponent, Twiddy, in the GOP primary race for the N.C. Senate District 1 seat. The man’s identity is not revealed in this post, which says that his motive for removing the signs is that “he is a liberal who opposes the number of campaign signs in the area.”

The Twiddy campaign had filed a complaint about the incident with the Nags Head Police Department, which has been working on the case.  Chief Kevin Brinkley confirmed with the Sentinel on April 7 that the man has been identified and that the Twiddy campaign is not pressing charges. More information, as well as the man’s identity, will be available soon.

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