Buckhead Theatre vandalized after police say drunk man got into fight at Buckhead Saloon

ATLANTA — New video shows the mess left behind at the Buckhead Theatre after it was vandalized overnight.

A Channel 2 Action News photographer captured video of the damage where someone shattered the glass to the front doors of the popular venue.

[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]

Police confirmed to Channel 2 that they arrested a young man in his 20s. His name has not been released, but he will be charged with criminal damage to property.


Investigators said the man was drunk and got into a fight at Buckhead Saloon.

The man got mad, left and walked toward the theatre. Police said the man was caught on camera picking up a rope stanchion and smashing the glass.

He didn’t take anything inside.

Channel 2 Action News reached out to Live Nation, which operates the Buckhead Theatre, to learn how long the damage will take the repair.

[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]