Deer Park Elementary School has been the target of vandals, with damages totaling more than $1,000, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

  • Walls, shed damaged
  • Butterfly garden area wrecked as well

Over the last few weeks, the New Port Richey school has been hit by various acts of vandalism by unknown people, deputies stated in a Facebook post.

Some of the damages include:

  • Ripping down flags that hang around a gazebo
  • Taking sharp objects and damaging walls and shed
  • Attempting to hack off and cut away at a lock
  • Damaging the butterfly garden areas including tearing holes in the lattice fencing
  • Drawing obscene images in the area

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office's tips line at: 1-800-706-2488.