issue appeal after New Year vandalism at East Huntspill School
have appealed for witnesses after 'senseless' vandals left a trail
of damage at a school near Burnham-On-Sea during a break-in on
New Year's Eve.
East Huntspill Primary School's grounds were attacked when vandals
broke play equipment and smashed down doors to inflict widespread
Griffin, from the school's PTA group, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We're all absolutely shocked and very, very upset that someone
would do this."
"There has been a lot of damage to the outdoor play areas.
Many pre-school outdoor toys have been broken and there has been
damage to our memorial garden wildlife pond."
"It's awful for the school's children that the equipment
has been damaged in this way - it's senseless."
"Play equipment was also spread across the playing field
at the side of the school. Members of the PTA and caretaker have
been down to assess the damage this morning. We will now have
to raise funds to replace the equipment."
Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident
to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.