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Home Under Construction Vandalized In Erie

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Some of the damage at a home in construction in Erie (credit: CBS)

Some of the damage at a home in construction in Erie (credit: CBS)

ERIE, Colo. (CBS4)- Vandals broke into a home that was under construction and caused a lot of damage. Now police want to find out who did it.

The suspects forced entry into the home in the 200 block of Meadow View Parkway in the Candlelight Ridge neighborhood in Erie in the middle of the night.

They destroyed the hardwood floor, punched holes in the drywall, ripped tile off the back splash, and spilled lacquer and stain in the basement, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

Police believe the destruction was caused sometime between the evening of Aug. 15 and the morning of Aug. 18.

The home builder told police he had no idea who would vandalize the home or why.

The home is a custom-built, high-end model.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Officer James Shupe or SRO Jamie Chester Detective of the Erie Police Department at 303-926-2800.

Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted via the Crime Stoppers website at crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.

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