Media release

Call for information – Criminal damage – Alice Springs

Police

Detectives from Strike Force Viper are calling for information in relation to criminal damage at a sporting facility in The Gap.

An employee at the facility advised police on Sunday morning that 15 windows had been broken.

A review of CCTV footage revealed a group of seven children aged around 10 years entering the skate park adjacent to the facility around 5pm on Saturday 29 May and proceeding to throw around 100 rocks of varying sizes at the windows.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Evan Kelly said, “The offenders are unknown to police and we are seeking information that may help identify them.

“It is very concerning that children so young are engaging in criminal activity, and it is important that authorities are able to make contact with their responsible adults and intervene early.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9698676.

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