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Nursery roof in Preston city centre ripped up by youths

Posted on - 6th July, 2017 - 12:06pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre, Schools
The state the nursery roof was left in Pic: Preston Police
The state the nursery roof was left in Pic: Preston Police

A nursery in Preston city centre has seen its roof trashed by vandals.

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Broken tiles litter the roof of Stoneygate Nursery – behind Preston Minster.

PCSO Ross from Preston Police has issued an appeal to trace those responsible.

He said: “We’ve had multiple reports over the last few days about groups of youths climbing on the roof of Stoneygate Nursery and damaging the roof.

“A group of youths has been ripping off roof tiles and throwing them down, usually around 9pm in the evening.

“As you can see from the images there has been some substantial damage done to the roof which has had to be repaired and paid for by the nursery.”

A picture montage released by police of the incident
A picture montage released by police of the incident

Read more: Moor Park school could be forced to close due to vandalism

Police have stepped up patrols in the area to deal with the problem.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log reference LC-20170704-1293.

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