HILLSBORO, Ore. -- There's mischief afoot in one Hillsboro neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows.
No, we're talking pastry here - smeared maple bars, doughnuts left atop car windshield wipers, pastries littering a yard.
One woman told officers she's seen more than a dozen incidents of food smeared on cars. Not just pastry, but yogurt, cakes and eggs. She alerted police on July 11.
On July 12, another woman told police her vehicle had been hit six times - twice with a maple bar, once with a cinnamon doughnut, once with pink yogurt, once with bread soaked in a white slimy liquid and once with red potato salad.
I didn't think much of it - but into the 6th, 7th or 8th week - it get a little bit annoying, said Di Schisler, one of the victims. I think it's kind of like Groundhog's Day with a different doughnut every day.
Police think the victims of the night-time vandalism are chosen at random and kids are likely behind it.
Lt. Mike Rouches saidofficers are investigating and extra patrols have been added.
Still, he added, In my 25 years in police services, I have never investigated or seen a criminal mischief involving pastries.
For now, victims continue to clean up the constant vandalism.
I've been having to get car washes every week, Schisler said.