Newly renovated building vandalized; Police seek public's help

Published: Jul. 5, 2013 at 10:01 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2013 at 10:45 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Two vandals caused several thousand dollars in damage to the newly opened America building in downtown Hattiesburg,

Police say two young men entered the America building about 4:40am Friday by climbing up the outside fire escape. They then hit the building's sprinkler system causing the bottom floor to flood.

While the owners have given no estimate, police say the damage was in the tens of thousands of dollars. If you have any information on the identities of these two suspects, call police at 601-544-7900 or Crime Stoppers at 601-582-stop.

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