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Staveley officers appeal after thieves target school over half-term

Posted on 8th June 2015

Police in Staveley are appealing for information after thieves targeted a school over the half-term holidays.

Six fence posts, along with the spikes that attach them to the ground, were stolen after offenders gained access to the grounds of Staveley Junior School on College Avenue, Staveley.

The incident took place during the half-term holidays, sometime between midday on Tuesday, May 26 and 6.30am on Monday, June 1.

PCSO Anna Kelsey from the Staveley Safer Neighbourhood Team said: "The fence posts that were stolen were being used to help build an outdoor classroom and allotment area for the children to enjoy.

"This means a great deal to the children and staff at the school and we hope to work together to bring those responsible to justice.

"I am asking anyone who may have seen anyone hanging around the school over the half-term holidays to get in touch."

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call PCSO Anna Kelsey on 101, quoting crime number 22940/15, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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