Appeal for information after Exmouth band stand vandalised

PUBLISHED: 12:49 19 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:49 19 July 2017

Damage done to Manor Gardens band stand. Picture: East Devon District Council

Damage done to Manor Gardens band stand. Picture: East Devon District Council

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East Devon District Council says that the window of the band stand was smashed some time after 9pm on Tuesday, July 18.

Broken bottles found at Manor Gardens band stand. Picture: East Devon District CouncilBroken bottles found at Manor Gardens band stand. Picture: East Devon District Council

The district council is appealing for information after a window was broken and bottles were smashed in an Exmouth park.

According to the council, vandals broke into Manor Gardens sometime after the gates were locked at 9pm, on Tuesday, July 18.

The cost of the damage is still being assessed and the council has urged anyone with information to come forward.

An East Devon District Council spokesman said: “Unfortunately vandals broke in to the Manor Gardens bandstand overnight and broke a window and smashed bottles in the area.

“There was an event at the band stand last night and the gates were locked at 9pm.

“We are still assessing the cost of the damage and have reported it to the police.”

Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area on Tuesday, July 18, is asked to contact the police quoting crime reference number CR\059471\17.


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