police identify youngsters in smoke bomb attacks
in Burnham-On-Sea have identified the four youngsters who carried
out two 'potentially dangerous' smoke bomb attacks in the town
first featured on Burnham-On-Sea.com last week, a bundle of burning
paper was shoved through a pensioner's letterbox in Mendip Way
before it fizzled out and, separately, a smoke bomb was thrown
over the fence of St Andrew's Junior School and into the playground.
No-one was hurt in either incident.
Inspector Roger Tolley told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We have
spoken to the four young men involved in these incidents."
of them are being dealt with through our anti-social behaviour
process which involves notification to parents. Ultimately, if
they repeat the crimes we can considser ASBOs as a follow-on option."
further youngster will be dealt with for offences of disorderly
behaviour on a school premises and he may be prosecuted."
Tolley added: "This was clearly potentially dangerous - thankfully
no-one was hurt."
incident was first featured on Burnham-On-Sea.com's discussion