Vandals trash disabled toilet

10:28 04 April 2014

Vandals caused more than £1,000 damage to a disabled toilet at Bideford Football Club.

Vandals caused more than £1,000 damage to a disabled toilet at Bideford Football Club.

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More than £1,000 of damaged caused to loo at Bideford Football Club.

POLICE are appealing for information after more than £1,000 damage was caused to a disabled toilet at Bideford Football Club.

Vandals used a screwdriver to get inside the building before ripping off the sink, railings and other fixtures.

The water pipe was also damaged causing substantial flooding within the building, which is owned by Torridge District Council.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened sometime between 5pm on Thursday, March 6 and 9am the next day.

PC Adam Sinclair, of Bideford police, said: “This was a deliberate and malicious act of mindless vandalism which caused extensive damage within the toilet building.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time of the offence.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 55511, quoting crime reference CD/14/507.

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