Video: Dust devil vandalizes Conn. cruiser

What police assumed was a vandal turned out to be a ghostly dust storm


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HARTFORD, Conn. — Police in Hartford, Connecticut have discovered that when it comes to investigating apparent crimes, the most obvious solution isn't always the right one.

Investigating who was behind the breaking of a police vehicle's wing mirror while it was in the Hartford Police Department carpark, police made an unexpected discovery — Mother Nature was to blame.

A mini-tornado, known as a dust devil, had sprung up right on top of the officer's car, ripping off the wing mirror, tossing it about a bit then dropping it right next to the car's door.

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