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UPDATE: Two charged in BB vandalism

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MANCHESTER (KWWL) -

UPDATE: The Manchester Police Department says two young people have been charged after several buildings and cars were hit by BBs.

They say twelve people reported damage from BBs, and their investigation lead them to charge two juveniles for damage in the community.
The BBs used were actually stolen from a local store, police say.

They say a bedroom window of a witness in an unrelated crime was also damaged by BBs; they believe this was done to intimidate that witness.

The juveniles will be charged with: 2nd degree criminal mischief, assault with a dangerous weapon, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, tampering with a witness, and 5th degree theft. 
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PREVIOUS: Manchester police are investigating a number of reports of vandalism after homes and cars were hit with BBs, causing lots visible property damage.

The back of the Casey's General Store on North Franklin Street is just one of the several places damaged with BB gun shots, with many holes left behind. 

Police say it happened over the weekend, late Saturday night.

Samantha Petersen lives just foot steps away. "I could see, out my window there was cops looking around with flashlights and I wasn't sure what was going on, but it raised an alarm," she said.

It didn't just happen there. Homes, cars and a shed were also damaged during the shooting spree. A total of six vandalized properties, according to Police Chief James Hauschild. 

They were concentrated on the north end of town around Franklin Street, but also scattered throughout Manchester.

Petersen, the mother of a two year old, said its concerning. "What if it shot through my window, I know BB guns aren't that dangerous, but I do have a  2-year-old, so I'm very concerned about that."

Police say that no one was hurt. They want people living in town to look around, to see if you have any vandalism caused by BBs.

Shirley Descorbeth contributed to this report. 

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