Children accused of causing $150,000 damage at John Willcock College face Geraldton court

Zoe KeenanGeraldton Guardian
Geraldton Courthouse.
Camera IconGeraldton Courthouse. Credit: The Geraldton Guardian

Four children who allegedly caused $150,000 damage in a vandalism attack at John Willcock College appeared before Geraldton Children’s Court today.

The four are each charged with aggravated burglary, stealing, criminal damage and criminal damage by fire and were not required to enter pleas.

The 13-year-old Glenfield boy, 15-year-old Woorree boy, 13-year-old Rangeway girl and 13-year-old Rangeway boy all had their bail conditions varied today to attend flexible learning centres, work and school.

The four co-accused allegedly broke into the school damaging computers, photocopiers, projects, CCTV and numerous other items.

It is alleged the children also started a small paper fire in the student services office.

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All four children are on strict bail conditions with a 24 hour curfew and cannot associate with each other.

They will appear again in August.

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