Inquiry into criminal damage at Pageant Gardens, Sherborne

POLICE have castigated ‘senseless’ vandals and launched an investigation after reports of damage to city center gardens.

This morning (February 23) police were called to Pageant Gardens, next to Sherborne station, after reports of criminal damage to a sign and bin, which were toppled late last night or earlier during the day.

Photo: Dorset Police

Police said they had been in contact with Sherborne City Council officials and confirmed an investigation had been opened into the damage.

A Dorset Police spokeswoman said: ‘While on a foot patrol this morning, police spoke to officers from Sherborne City Council at Pageant Gardens who had been alerted to this senseless criminal damage that had happened overnight.

“Please report any incidents of anti-social behavior (ASB) or criminal damage to the police.

“This behavior will not be tolerated.

“Engaging with our communities is important to us.

To contact the police or report an ASB visit: www.dorset.police.uk/do-it-online, or email [email protected]

You can also call 101 or contact Crimstoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.

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