New video released of Newtown Township vandalism suspects

NEWTOWN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- The Newtown Township Police Department in Bucks County has released more surveillance video of vandalism suspects.

Police say the group of men seen on the video was responsible for vandalizing several businesses along Sycamore Street early Friday morning.

A camera outside the newly opened LaStalla Italian Market caught the incident unfold.

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Police release video of Newtown Twp. vandalism suspects. Jeff Chirico reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on April 14.

The surveillance video shows one man picking up a wooden bench and attempt to throw it over a fence.

It bounces back and hits him.

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A group of vandals was caught on camera in Newtown Twp., Pa.

"It came back to hit him in the face which would have been instant karma. Would have been great," Marc Masso of LaStalla said.

The owners of LaStalla say the men then dented their air compressor, snapped a small tree and possibly damaged another bench nearby.

On Friday afternoon, police released more surveillance video showing the group of six men at the Green Parrot bar Thursday night.

Owner Bob Lutz gave investigators the video showing the men walking into his restaurant, sitting at the bar for one hour and 45 minutes, then walking out a little before 1 a.m.

He says nothing roused the bartenders' suspicions.

"There wasn't any issue with them here. I was surprised to hear there was a problem," Lutz said.

The head of the Sycamore Street Community Association Shawn Ward says what makes matters worse is LaStalla just opened last month.

"The effort, money and everything they put into this new store and for these individuals to come down and grab a bench and throw it is just crazy," Ward said.

Police tell Action News they do have a person of interest.

Anyone with information about these men is asked to contact Newtown Township Police.

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