HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A new TikTok challenge shows teenagers damaging parts of their schools, like bathrooms and locker rooms.

The challenge has hit schools across the country, including in Connecticut, in towns like Glastonbury, Fairfield, New Britain and East Hampton.

In fact, damage done to locker rooms at East Hampton High School was so significant that they are now closed. The superintendent is also working with police to find those responsible.

A new TikTok challenge shows teenagers damaging parts of their schools, like bathrooms and locker rooms.

The superintendent in Fairfield said those involved have been disciplined and will be responsible for repairing or replacing what was damaged.

On Monday, US Senator Richard Blumenthal and others called on TikTok to take action to combat the viral vandalism videos.

Blumenthal wants TikTok to "ban users whose videos show them vandalizing school property as part of the “bathroom challenge,” which has grown in popularity and encourages students to clog toilets or damage soap and towel dispensers."

TikTok said it is removing the content and redirecting the search results to its community standards.

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