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Tesla Cybertrucks vandalized in Fort Lauderdale

Tesla Cybertrucks vandalized in Fort Lauderdale

Vandalized Cybertrucks

Fort Lauderdale, FL — Police are investigating the vandalism of 34 Tesla Cybertrucks in a Fort Lauderdale parking lot. The vehicles, owned by Tesla, were spray-painted with the phrase “F— Elon!” directed at the company’s CEO, Elon Musk. The incident was discovered on Friday morning when the lot’s owner found the vehicles damaged.

He stated that the Cybertrucks had been in “good condition” the previous night. Tesla had been leasing the lot to store the vehicles. Witnesses described the extent of the vandalism.

Adam Docktor, who works nearby, said, “It was just one row, and then it was a second row, and then a third row, and a fourth row.” The parking lot had no security measures in place, according to local TikToker AJ Cook. Yasser Rabello, another witness, discovered the vandalized vehicles early. I noticed the spray-painted vehicles just after 4 a.m., recorded a video, and posted it online,” Rabello said.

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Tesla Cybertrucks vandalized in Florida

“Vandalism is not acceptable. It is illegal.”

By Friday afternoon, the graffiti had been removed.

However, the incident attracted social media influencers and curious onlookers to the scene. TikToker Chase Thomas remarked, “I just heard about it and came out here to see if it was true. I see all of these Teslas.”

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FLPD) is actively investigating the incident.

Officers responded to the scene around 8:38 a.m. on Friday after the vandalism was reported. The FLPD has stated that the investigation is ongoing and encourages anyone with information to contact the department. The vandalism occurred shortly before Tesla announced a recall on Cybertrucks due to issues potentially affecting the truck bed trims and front windshield wipers.

The vehicles had been stored in the lot for about three days prior to the incident. It remains unclear how long Tesla intends to use the location for storage.

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