Suspected teen accused in Waikiki sand sculpture vandalism arrested

(Image: CrimeStoppers Honolulu)
(Image: CrimeStoppers Honolulu)
Updated: Aug. 20, 2019 at 6:07 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -Honolulu police have reported an arrest in the case of a vandalized sand sculpture in Waikiki.

Police say they’ve arrested a 15-year-old girl tied to the Aug. 12 incident that was caught on security cameras at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel around 11 p.m.

In the video, two girls were seen: One allegedly climbed over a barrier and repeatedly hit the work of art — the other recorded it on a cell phone.

The suspect arrested was not named because she is a minor.

Authorities said the teen was a Hawaii residents. She was booked for criminal property damage.

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