Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Police Thwart New School Break-In

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Police Thwart New School Break-In

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Byline: Matthew Elkerton dailyexaminer.com.au

NSW POLICE congratulated the community on its recent vigilance after they were able to thwart a second break and enter at Grafton Public School at the weekend.

Following a break-in at the school's infants campus last week where classrooms were ransacked, police responded to calls of another break-in at the school's primary campus and were able to allegedly catch three juveniles in the act.

"We caught and arrested three juvenile males, a 14-year-old and two 12-year-olds," Inspector Joanne Reid said. "There were a few smashed windows and some minor damage inside the classrooms and library but luckily it was nowhere near the damage at the infants campus.

"The two 12-year-olds will be dealt with by way of caution while the 14-year-old male was charged with break and enter, trespass and damaging property and he will appear before Grafton Children's Court on February 15."

Inspector Reid said extra vigilance of the school's neighbours following on from last week's story in The Daily Examiner potentially stopped further damage. …

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