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Petition will circulate to held teens charged with school vandalism

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BRANDON, MS (WLBT) - A petition will soon be circulating in support of the two teens charged with a felony in a football prank.

Adam Cook and Tyler Dearman, both from Brandon, are responsible for the prank before the big Brandon-Pearl match up.

They spray painted a bulldog paw and the letters BHS on the new Pearl High School football field. Both were arrested and charged with felony malicious mischief and could face up to five years in prison.

Marcia Smith and Lynn McNeely are starting the petition. They know both teens and say they're good kids who made a bad choice. Signatures will be collected at different locations in Brandon this Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Smith and McNeely are trying to make sure the teens don't get harsh punishments. The signatures will then be turned over to the district attorney's office.

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