More vandalism of CA AT&T facilities comes to light

Danville, Calif., police are looking into three separate instances at the beginning of April when AT&T junction boxes within the city were vandalized. There appears to be no direct connection between the incidents and last Friday's multi-cable cutting event, but local authorities aren't ruling anything out.

The incidents took place on April 2, April 3, and April 5, at different locations around town. All three incidents occurred between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 8 a.m.

In all three instances, wires providing television and Internet service were cut, but no phone lines were severed. Outages lasted an hour or two and affected a "few hundred" business and residential customers.

A spokesperson for the Danville Police Department said the boxes were not broken into and that it takes a knowledge of the junction boxes and a special tool to open them up without damage.

For more:
- Danville Weekly reports vandalism against AT&T gear. Article.

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