A man said he was leaving for work Wednesday morning when he found his vehicle's left passenger and rear windows had been busted out. He lives southeast of N. Ambassador Dr. and Highway 152.
A woman said between 2:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. the front driver's window was broken out of her black 1994 Toyota Corolla. It was parked in front of a home on N. Everton Ave., just south of NW. Barry Road.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -
Police are looking for a suspect vehicle after numerous reports of property damage early Wednesday morning between the Missouri River north to the city's northern city limit.
Kansas City police said at least 13 people reported damage to their vehicles overnight.
One victim said they had parked their car on the street in front of a home just north of Highway 152 and came out in the morning to find the front driver window broken out.
Twelve other victims reported similar damage that included shattered windows and damage to vehicle's windows and frames. Most, if not all, had parked their vehicles in the street in front of their homes.
The vandalism left many drivers angry and frustrated and, while it's unclear who did it or why, some believe it was a prank by kids who are off for spring break.
"They just did it for the fun of it really. It was just a stupid act and they just broke it. I mean, if you're going to break into someone's car, why not take something?" said Erin Miller, a victim of the vandalism.
However, reports about the suspect vehicle differ.
Some victims report seeing a lighter-colored, possibly silver or light gray, four-door SUV-style vehicle in the area about the time the damage happened.
But an ADT surveillance camera captured a black, four-door, full-size, newer-model sedan pulling up prior to the damage to one victim's car.
Police released surveillance video taken in the area where one victim found their vehicle damaged. They are hoping someone will recognize the vehicle in it and help lead them to a suspect.
A viewer also sent KCTV5 News surveillance footage they had shared with police.
It more clearly shows a light-colored SUV pull up to his daughter's car, a person dressed from head to toe in white get out and begin striking the car's windows before quickly hoping back into the SUV.
Police have not made any arrests in any of the cases.
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