Almost five dozen cars were vandalized overnight Tuesday with a type of acid, Philadelphia Police said.
The vandalism happened around 3 a.m. leaving resident with a rude awakening Tuesday morning as they found that dozens of cars on the 200 and 300-blocks of Jackson and Wolf Streets in South Philadelphia were damaged.
Paint-rotting acid was dispensed on driver and passenger sides of each car by two teens or young men believed to be using squeeze bottles out the side of a car, cops said.
The vandals were brazen considering that a police van was parked on one corner, said police.
Police had no suspects or motive as of Tuesday night.
They were however focusing on two white teens or young men -- the driver in a light-colored hoodie -- who were caught on surveillance tape driving a smaller black four-door car with a lighter-colored hood, police said.
Cops did rule out a theory by local residents that the defacement was somehow related to last week's murder of Anthony DeMarco -- the 20-year-old was killed in the neighborhood.
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