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Santa Punctured Several Times in Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove

Police are trying to determine what an inflatable Santa outside a Cedar Grove home did to two men who damaged the decoration after attacking it.

Police responded to an Anderson Parkway home on Dec. 9 shortly after 8:30 p.m. for a report of criminal mischief to a Christmas decoration on the front lawn. 

The victim reported a neighbor observed a dark Jeep Cherokee stop in front of his home, at which time two male occupants exited and began to punch his inflatable Santa decoration. 

The pair re-entered the vehicle and were last seen traveling towards Stevens Avenue. 

An inspection of the decoration, revealed it had been punctured in multiple places. 

Police conducted an area search for the suspects with negative results. 

The value of the damaged decoration was approximately $100.00.