February 12, 2011
charity shop attacked by mean vandals
Burnham-On-Sea charity shop is counting the cost of vandalism
after one of its shopfront windows was smashed this week.
Hospice Care in College Street has had to board up one of its
windows, as pictured, after vandals smashed it in an overnight
The shop's Assistant Manager Rose Daniels told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It seems to have been senseless vandalism - nothing was
taken, but there was lot of mess that had to be cleared up."
"It is very frustrating because the repairs will have to
be funded out of charity funds that would have gone to the hospice."
It is likely to cost several hundred pounds to get the large
pane of glass replaced.
The incident has been reported to Burnham police, who have appealed
to anyone with information to contact them via Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.