Campaigner’s home vandalised
HUNDREDS of pounds worth of damage was inflicted on a campaigner’s home in the sort of crime rarely seen in Oban.
Black spray paint was used to write ‘Dobed’ or ‘Dober’ on a storage box outside the 64-year- old woman’s house below McCaig’s tower, and spray paint was also used to vandalise her front door.
The incident happened sometime between 10.45pm on Monday November 17 and 9am on Tuesday November 18
Police are now undertaking door-to- door investigations and have promised to bring the vandal to justice.
The Oban Times spoke to the victim, who runs a campaign against dog fouling in the town, who said anyone with information should contact the police.
Police said this was a highly unusual incident in Oban and that they were increasing officers in the area. Sergeant Alan Moore said: ‘ We are taking this matter very seriously. We will be running additional patrols in the area.
‘The person who carried out this act of vandalism should be aware that the penalty can be a period of imprisonment or a heavy fine.’
Anyone with information should contact Constable Chris Pringle on 101 or speak to a uniformed officer.