St Ronan’s Primary School: Community garden damaged by vandals

DAMAGE worth £1,500 has been caused to a community garden in the grounds of a Borders primary school, say police.

Officers say they received a number of reports last week of vandalism to St Ronan’s Primary School in Innerleithen.

The nursery has been damaged, as well as the garden, according to police.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Between Thursday December 30 and Sunday January 2 a number of reports of vandalism within St. Ronan’s Primary School have been made to police including damage to the nursery and community garden.

“It is estimated that the damage caused to the community garden is about £1,500.

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“Police are looking for witnesses and or any information which may assist with enquiries, particularly those who may have dashcam or private CCTV footage from the same area around these dates.

“Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or via our online ‘CONTACT US’ page at http://www.scotland.police.uk/contact-us quoting incident 1177 of 2nd January 2022.

“Alternatively, if you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or use their online reporting tool at crimestoppers-uk.org where any information you provide will remain anonymous.

“Please report any further suspicious activity to us immediately via 101 or 999 if ongoing, providing as much detail as possible regarding persons involved.”

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