Security cameras capture Norfolk vandals knocking down yard decorations, banging on doors

NORFOLK, Va. - The Nottingham's have lived in their Bayview home for the last ten years, but last night, they experienced a terrifying first.

In the middle of the night, they said vandals came into their yard, knocked over their property and banged on their door several times.

According to Hex Nottingham, he and his family were asleep when the first loud bang woke and scared his pregnant wife. Quickly, he says he went to the door but didn't see anything, until another loud bang came from the other side of the door.

The Nottingham's have surveillance video which captured two men coming to their door and knocking over their lawn decorations. Nottingham says some of the items have spiritual value to him and family, making the incident even more upsetting.

While no one was hurt in the vandalism or door knocking, Nottingham says he wanted to know who the men were and what their intentions were.

Nottingham posted the video and pictures online to warn his neighbors about the incident and get more information.

As the post made its rounds, a different knock came to his door. Nottingham says the father of one of the vandals saw the video and made his son come to apologize. Nottingham says he accepted the apology and hopes that this incident can become a learning experience.