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Whitworth Leisure Centre Vandalism


Whitworth Leisure Centre Vandalism

Whitworth Leisure Center Report Youths Throwing Slate at Leisure Center & Nearby Residents Homes

On 7th May 2017 Whitworth Leisure Centre reported that a group of young people had been throwing slates at the leisure center as well as at local residents homes; within the vicinity of the center.

The criminal damage was said to have taken place on 06/05/17 between 6pm – 10pm. The damage was done by a group of young people (boys & girls) who spent the best part of the evening throwing slates at the center and local residents houses. Whitworth Leisure Center also allege that the group of young people caused damage to recently planted trees and plants, which local volunteers had spent planting and maintaining for the benefit of the local community.

Whitworth Leisure Center have expressed their disappointment and have stated that the behaviour from the young people that evening was both disrespectful and dangerous.

Many residents have expressed their anger and discontent with the young people who have caused this damage.

Some residents have even expressed concern that criminal damage like this is not an isolated incident, one resident pointed out that Festival Park had recently had their “windows put through”.

Whitworth Leisure Center have stated that they do currently hold CCTV footage of the incident and are urging anyone with further information about the incident or who the culprits may be, to get in touch with the center on the following number: 01706 852694


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