Seven youths charged over vandalism
THE battle against youth crime continues as police charge seven juveniles.
Gayndah police laid the charges after a string of break and enters and acts of vandalism.
Over the course ofApril 1924, there were three break and enters, two acts of graffiti, an act of wilful damage and unlawful entry to a vehicle.
Senior Constable Wyatt Telford said Gayndah police laid the charges on April 26.
“They have been remanded in custody to appear at the next Gayndah Children’s Court,” Snr Const Telford said.
Snr Const Telford said the offenders had been preying on easy targets.
“These recent offences have been crimes of opportunity.
“If they can’t pull a door open, they’re not going in,” he said.
“We ask that people double check the security of their cars and houses.
“Don’t leave them unsecured.”
The next session of Gayndah Children's Court is May 23.
VANDALS: Graffiti at Gayndah Skate Park has been one of the attacks of vandalism around town.