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Vandals Strike In Center City Following Super Bowl Win

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- While most of the celebrating was peaceful after the Eagles' first-ever Super Bowl win, some celebrations did get out of hand.

Crews are working to clean up destruction caused by rowdy fans celebrating the Eagles Super Bowl in the streets of Center City. At least three people were arrested.

Shattered glass covers some sidewalks following fans' victory celebrations in the streets last night. At the Macy's on Market Street, there are no reports of injuries but crews are boarding up some smashed windows.

Just around City Hall, cones stand over empty holes where city street lights were ripped down.

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The awning at the Ritz Carlton collapsed when multiple Eagles fans scaled the awning and it didn't support them. People only suffered minor injuries.

"It's beyond stupid because we're all adults. We need to act our age," Dorrie Wilson.

"Can't say I'm surprised. They got to do something with that energy," fan Sarah Bennett said.

At 17th and Chestnut Streets, the Old Navy storefront window is smashed in and a display sign is waving in the wind. Street lights at that intersection are also on the ground.

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"They're idiots. Every city has them. New England has them. Dallas has them for sure but the vast majority of fans here were great and they enjoyed themselves. I had my children out last night. They were loving it," fan Gary McKernan told Eyewitness News.

Philadelphia Police detectives are expected to release surveillance images, hoping to identify vandals. Authorities expect to make more arrests.


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