Video captures vandals damages slew of cars in Uptown

A large group of teenagers caused chaos and damage in the Uptown neighborhood Monday night.

The incident was caught on video where a number of vehicles were vandalized when the group of teens left an event all at once from a Chicago Park District field house.

The teens ran and trampled on top of cars around Leland Ave and Beacon Street. Cars were dented, scratched and windshields were broken.

Alderman Cappleman says there’ll be a greater police presence in the area tonight.

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Video in reporter package used with permission from DNAinfo Chicago.

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