Thursday, March 19, 2009

School garden vandalised

18th March 2009

A Haverfordwest junior school has lost valuable garden equipment following a recent incident of vandalism and theft.

Haverfordwest VC School, in Barn Street, was targeted by vandals between midnight on March 14th and 6am on Monday, March 16th.

The school grounds were entered and two seating areas destroyed. One made of logs was dismantled while a wooden bench was prized away from an attached garden table.

A padlock and bolt were also removed from a nearby gate.

All items were removed from the school grounds, causing police to treat the incident as one of both theft and criminal damage.

Anyone who witnessed the damage, or who has any information on the incident is asked to contact PC227 Norman at Haverfordwest police station on 0845 330 2000.

(Reproduced from the Western Telegraph)

GARDIEN TIP: School equipment should be property marked and the installation of CCTV equipment could also be considered.

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