Northglenn police are looking for two teenage boys who they believe launched a hail of rocks at windows and cars at a Northglenn apartment complex. Lance Hernandez reports.
Residents say teens hurling rocks broke this car windshield at the Washington Park Apartments in Northglenn on July 18, 2014.
NORTHGLENN, Colo. - Northglenn police are looking for two teenage boys who they believe launched a hail of rocks at windows and cars at the Washington Park Apartment Complex on Friday night.
Some of the projectiles came within inches of striking two separate complex residents.
One of the victims, Savannah Turner, told 7NEWS that she and her two-year-old son stayed up late to watch a movie. Afterwards, she decided to walk out onto her balcony.
"Two seconds before I opened the door, seven rocks just flew at my screen door," she said. "I can't believe it didn't break."
Turner said the loud pops sounded like gunfire.
"It was scary," she said.
A few doors down, a rock went through the ground floor window of another apartment, landing inches away from a resident who was sleeping inside.
The tenant, who didn’t want to be identified, told 7NEWS that it’s the second time this summer that a rock has been thrown through one of her windows.
Out in the parking lot, another rock, apparently launched from the other side of a fence, smashed the windshield of a parked Subaru.
Police radio traffic indicated that juveniles were seen running through the area throwing rocks.
By the time officers arrived, the teenjs were gone.
Turner said the rock throwing incident left her shaken.
"I was in tears," she said, "If my 2-year-old son got hit in the head, it could injure or kill him."
Residents of an adjacent complex to the north say they've been targeted by vandals too.
One told 7NEWS that police apprehended a suspect in an earlier rock throwing incident. They said they didn't know if the two incidents are related.
Anyone with information about the rock throwing vandalism is asked to contact Northglenn Police.