Police investigate vandalism at two Myrtle Beach mini golf courses

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Published: Jan. 27, 2020 at 11:39 AM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – An investigation is underway after two Myrtle Beach miniature golf courses sustained damage over the weekend, police said.

Sometime after 2:30 a.m. Sunday, police were called to Jungle Safari Golf at 7101 N. Kings Hwy., for an alarm call. When officers arrived, they saw several out-of-place items near the ticket hut, a police report stated.

Officers saw that several animal statues had been badly damaged, according to the report. One of the elephant statues had its entire head broken away from its body and the other was missing both ears, which were broken into pieces laying near the statues, police said.

A giraffe statue was found overturned, as was zebra statue, the report stated.

Then, just after 5 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to 2205 N. Kings Highway for a vandalism call, according to a Myrtle Beach police report. A Google search shows that location is Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf.

A person on scene told officers someone destroyed items on the property.

According to the report, the person said he had gone to another of his businesses at 71st Avenue North for a report of vandalism before discovering the damage to Captain Hook’s.

Police said a drink machine was busted in several pieces and benches were thrown into the parking lot and the water.

According to the report, a business sign was also pulled from its post and thrown into the water.

Police said the total value of damages at Captain Hook’s was $2,800.

The report does not list any suspects.

If you have any information on the case, call Myrtle Beach police.

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