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Homeowner sees damage from squatters

Posted at 12:51 PM, Jan 19, 2016

Action News cameras were there the moment one homeowner saw the damage squatters had done to her family's property.

In recent months, several homes in the 5800 block of Woodfield Drive, near Sahara Avenue and Sloan Lane, have been invaded by squatters.

Strangers camped inside a home left behind trash, even pornography. They stole a water heater and AC unit.

Squatters broke a window, a bathroom toilet, and the home's garage.  

"It pisses me off," says Barbara of the mess left behind.

Barbara says all the cleanup and repairs will cut into the family's profit on the house, money she wanted to use towards her 81-year-old dad's health needs.