Three teens pay back for council damage

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THREE youths have been spoken to by police following incidents of criminal damage and theft.

They all happened at Bishop’s Waltham Parish Council-owned properties.

They include a fire extinguisher being taken from Hoe Road recreation ground on October 29, damage to the roof of Jubilee Hall in Little Shore Lane on October 30 and damage to the CCTV system at Hoe Road recreation ground on November 20.

The youths, aged between 15 and 17, were interviewed at the police station and will be reimbursing the parish council for the damage.

An investigation into damage to the Hoe Road Recreation Pavilion on November 13 is still ongoing and officers are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.

Anyone with any information should call Bishop’s Waltham police station on 101.