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Residents’ cars vandalized after moving into new northeast Charlotte apartments

CHARLOTTE — Residents of a new apartment complex near Hidden Valley are on alert after three car owners found their windows shattered.

The vandalism happened early Wednesday at The Livano Tryon apartments on North Tyron Street.

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The victims said Wednesday they just moved into the apartments from out of town last weekend.

La’jayais Simpson said she saw the crimes happen and called the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

“I was a little shocked,” Simpson said. “I was a little stunned. I was in tears because at that moment, I didn’t know what to do.”

The victims said the vandals didn’t steal any belongings from the cars.

A spokesperson for The Livano Tryon released a statement that read, “Providing an environment where residents are safe and feel secure is our top priority. Along with our standard safety protocols, we have a previously established security contract with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and will continue to take proactive measures.”

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