ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Anderson Police Department arrested a man they believe cut down Christmas light strands in the downtown area.

Officers said early Wednesday morning, a man cut down the lights with scissors. Tips from the community helped police identify the man as Zachary Hightower.

Surveillance of Christmas lights damage (Source: Anderson Police Department)

Hightower is charged with malicious damage, according to police.

Anderson Police said Hightower was arrested Wednesday night.