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Bandits flood house

WHITMIRE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Union County Deputies said bandits didn't just steal items from a home but also vandalized it on Thursday.

It happened around 8 a.m. at a home along Lyles Road in Whitmire.

The homeowner said he came home from work to find his door had been kicked in.

Once inside, he discovered thieves had stolen about $325 worth of items, including a TV and Playstation. But the bandits didn't stop there, in addition they destroyed a drum set, smashed a mirror, and flooded the kitchen and the bathroom.

Deputies said they estimated the damage to be close to $2,000. Deputies are continuing to investigate the crime.

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