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(CNN) -- An Austin barbecue joint is asking the community for help in its search for serial vandals.

La Barbecue says it's been the target of a group of men who spray paint the building, knock over trash cans and dump hot coals from the smoker on the ground.

After finding a mess early Sunday morning at La Barbeque on East 6th and Waller, the owners turned to their security cameras for answers.

They broke in through the fence, they were tagging the dumpster.

John Lewis is pit boss. "They knocked over hot ashes, all over the ground, and they knocked over two porta potties that were kinda filled up a little," Lewis said. "Luckily nothing caught on fire last night."

Lewis showed where he believes the vandals continued their spree. He showed us the warning signs and the cameras, as well as other dumpsters with the same markings, and some dumped over.

"The building gets tagged every weekend we always repaint that," Lewis said.

In the meantime, La Barbeque is in the process of filing a police report.

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