Vandalism photo taken by Facebook vigilante goes viral

Facebook post shared over 50,000 times

Brett Nelson was on a hiking trip to Tumalo Falls, located in a national forest 20 miles west of Bend when he happened upon a group of hikers who apparently were carving their names into a metal railing. Nelson stopped the hikers and asked them to stop, which they reportedly refused to do. Nelson's hiking companion, Lyle Sweeney, took a photo of the group, which Nelson later shared on Facebook.

In his Facebook post, which has now gone viral, Nelson described the incident:

The post has been shared over 50,000 times since Saturday.

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Nelson has been overwhelmed with interview requests and social media tips in the search for the vandals. Authorities are working on tracking down the trio in the photo and Nelson believes he has pinpointed the suspect


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