It wasn’t the outlines of fallen victims that had the police in Doylestown spring into action, but the chalk sketches of a whale and some sea turtles that have landed two suburban teens in the spotlight.
The ageless past time of sidewalk art may be accepted for the likes of elementary school children but officials were not so impressed by the 17 and 18-year-old who were found drawing sea creatures in the middle of the street, at midnight.
According to ABC6, Doylestown Police Chief James Donnelly was quoted as saying the drawings were “an attempt at vandalism.”
The teens were given summonses that come along with a fine. Donnelly told ABC6 that he will review the citations to see if criminal mischief is the appropriate charge.