Vandals target East Austin BBQ restaurant

Vandals turned over a portable toilet at La Barbecue early Sunday morning. (Courtesy: Alison Clem)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Employees at La Barbecue in East Austin arrived to a big mess Sunday morning, and the vandals were caught on camera.

A group of people can be seen turning over a portable toilets on restaurant property at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. When restaurant employees arrived at about 6:30 Sunday morning, they saw and smelled the damage.

“We have these people on camera and will find out who they are,” the restaurant said in a Facebook post. “If you recognize any of these people please contact us. Please help us catch these guys.”

A restaurant manager says they worked with a latrine company to get the mess cleaned up before they opened Sunday.

If you have information regarding the incident, please call La Barbecue at 512-605-9696. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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