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Florida man caught on camera using chain saw to cut down political sign

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is looking for this man who was caught on camera using a chain saw to cut down a large 3-post political sign in Tavares, Florida. (Lake County Sheriff's Office)

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is looking for this man who was caught on camera using a chain saw to cut down a large 3-post political sign in Tavares, Florida. (Lake County Sheriff's Office)

TAVARES, Fla. — Deputies in Florida are looking for a man who was caught on camera using a chain saw to cut down a political sign.

On August 22, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff's Office tweeted photos showing a man cutting down the sign on State Route 19 in Tavares.

The large 3-post sign was promoting Lake County Clerk of Courts candidate Jason Paynter.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone with information about this case to calll Detective Hauss at 352-343-9529 or email Mike.Hauss@lcso.org.

by LCSO Alerts