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7 juveniles charged with burglarising primary school

- More arrests likely
Police have charged seven juveniles, including two females, for illegally entering the Francis Lettsome Primary School in Greenland and damaging property. Photo: VINO\File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged seven juveniles, including two females, after they admitted to illegally entering the Francis Lettsome Primary School in Greenland at least three times over the holiday weekend, and engaging in widespread property damage.

Four of the seven attend the primary school, while the other three are over primary school age. The minors, between 12 and 16 years, have confessed to the burglaries as well as destroying property and occupying the premises overnight. Additional arrests are likely in this matter.

Upon inspection, Police observed broken glass louvers, damaged roof tiles, principal’s office ransacked, students’ reports and work destroyed, sick beds and bathrooms used and flooded and juices from the kitchette stolen with the empty containers scattered around the premises.

The RVIPF Scene of Crime Officers and Family and Juvenile Unit are continuing investigations in this matter.

7 Responses to “7 juveniles charged with burglarising primary school”

  • mother hen (30/12/2016, 15:00) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Poor the parents its hard with this generation
  • Hmmmm (30/12/2016, 15:09) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    senseless. .......
  • dissappointed (30/12/2016, 15:46) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    What ever the final is on this STUPID act in/on school premisses the PARENTS need to be PUNISHED along with the children/ young people for their actions .
    School was just renovated for the childrens safety and comfort ; let them be interviewed on Cromwell Smith programme and tell the country their reasons for doing what they did
    The parents must DO COMMUNITY service at the school ;because if the kids occupied the school over nite the parents did not know where their kids were
    Se need to be responsible and put values back in our lives .SHAMEFULL
  • Trump (30/12/2016, 15:51) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    this is a new low the church, the school, our home next I guess is the politician offices
  • !!!!!!!! (30/12/2016, 22:48) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Staying in the school overnight? The parents need to be carted off to jail right along with their kids.
  • Knows (31/12/2016, 07:46) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Just go and investergate a few of the parents and you will understand why the children is running wild. If you don't feed your kids etc.. They are going to run the streets. Some parents would spend the money they have on themselves and not feed or make sure their kids is ok. Neglectful parents.

  • BvIslander, NYC (31/12/2016, 13:45) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I work at a Juvenile Center in the Bronx and there are kids at the tender age of 10 serving time for stupid acts like the 7 that destroy the school. It is time that the BVI look into one of these centers. I also think the parents should be charged.


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