BUSINESSES IN COEUR D'ALENE ARE UPSET WITH A GROUP
OF MEN VANDALIZING THE AREA.
RIPPING UP PLANTS.
EVEN TRYING TO PULL A TREE OUT OF THE GROUND.
AND IT'S ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA.
KXLY 4'S BRITTANY PARIS WORKING FOR YOU.
WITH WHAT BUSINESSES HAVE TO SAY.
TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO CROSSFIT COEUR
D'AELNE POSTED ON YOUTUBE...
YOU SEE A GROUP OF MEN WALKING DOWN FOURTH STREET.
ONE GRABS ONTO A TREE.
SEEMINGLY TRYING TO PULL IT OUT OF THE GROUND WHILE
ANOTHER GUY RECORDS IT ON HIS CELLPHONE.
MARLA LOPEZ, OWNER OF COEUR D'ALENE FRESH SAYS SHE
THINKS THE GROUP TURNED THE CORNER AND DID THIS TO
POTTED PLANTS IN FRONT OF HER SHOP.
Marla Lopez, Owner Coeur d'Alene Fresh
We planted some beautiful plants that everybody can
enjoy and we may now have to take them inside every
night, hopefully not.
I don't know.
Hopefully we won't have this happen again.
THE OWNER OF CROSSFIT COEUR D'ALENE SAYS THREE TREES
BY HIS BUSINESS HAVE BEEN KILLED AND THE CITY IS TOO
BEAUTIFUL TO LET THIS KIND OF THING HAPPEN..
HE FILED A POLICE REPORT.
IF YOU RECOGNIZE THESE MEN.
LET POLICE KNOW.
Brittany Paris, @BrittanyKXLY
Now someone who saw the video is actually the employer
of one of the men in the footage.
He says he's going to make his employee turn himself
In Coeur d'Alene, I'm Brittany Paris, KXLY 4n News.