Several large flower boxes that line Queen Street in the downtown area were vandalized overnight.
Video posted to Facebook, show numerous large flower boxes tipped over with flowers and dirt thrown around the sidewalks in front of many businesses.
In an exclusive surveillance video obtained by ONNtv / SaultOnline.com, shows a person pushing over the flower boxes and yelling profanities.
Salvatore Marchese, manager of the Downtown Association told SaultOnline.com that he was disappointed when he was informed of the vandalism. ” It appears the flower boxes were tipped over from Bruce st east to at least the downtown association offices”
Marchese said the flower boxes are maintained by the City and also pay for the flowers. “They were putting them back up this morning, many of the flowers are missing”
Police have been informed of the vandalism.
A video posted by Facebook user, Emiily Ann shows a drive by and the aftermath. The video recording of the person was time stamped at 1:40am
The Downtown area is monitored by a mobile security crew said Marchese who informed Police last night.