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Boys Hunted Over Weymouth Vandalism
Police investigating a spate of vandalism in Weymouth have now released a CCTV image of three boys they want to speak to.
Around 15 beach chalets had their windows smashed sometime between 1.55am and 4.50am on Sunday 21st October along The Esplanade.
A further six incidents were reported between Wednesday 17th October 2012 and Sunday 21 October 2012.
These include damage to car and house windows and graffiti sprayed on the side of a building – all in the Greenhill and Melcombe Regis areas.
Police Constable Matt Lydford, of Weymouth police, said:
“These are cases of mindless criminal damage which have caused untold upset to a number of victims.
“I am very keen to speak to the boys pictured as they may have information which will assist in our investigation.
“If anyone recognises them, I would ask them to contact me urgently.
“One of the teenage boys has a very distinctive two tone jumper on, while the other in the red hooded top has a yellow drawstring bag on his back.
“I would also ask anyone who may have witnessed any criminal damage incidents in the Greenhill and Melcombe Regis areas around the above dates to come forward and contact Dorset Police in the strictest confidence on 101.”
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