An airsoft vandalism spree leaves a business in Silsbee with broken windows, Silsbee police are now looking for the people involved.
"It's really sad for our community to deal with something like this around Christmas," says Brittney Pate, who works for the Twisted Chandelier Boutique.
Pate has been working for the business for over two years, and she says she has never seen anything like that happen.
According to a facebook post by the Silsbee Police Department, the other businesses, in and around the downtown area include:
William Giseke CPA
The Whistle Stop Boutique/Market on the Square
Ya-Ya’s Junk Store
A Touch of Health Massage Therapy
Johnson’s Petals and Stems
Silsbee Antiques and Emporium
Etex Office Supplies
Jackson & Morones Law Firm
Edward Jones Investments
Curves (possibly old damage - but similar in nature)
All Needz Dental (possibly old damage - but similar in nature)
"We're in a pretty good and safe environment," Pate says, "so it's pretty shocking."
Police responded to the call early Monday morning, but that's not the only business targeted, officers spotted over a dozen more businesses with similar damages.
"It's just a scary situation and it's getting bad," says Erma Parker, who shops in downtown Silsbee.
It's now a community-wide search hoping to locate the people responsible.
"It's just destroying property," Parker says.
"These people should know better," she exclaims.
Anyone with information concerning these incidents please contact the Silsbee Police Department at 409-385-3714