Geraldton crime: Photos show extent of John Willcock College vandalism
Photos released today show the extent of a vandalism incident at John Willcock College in Rangeway overnight.
Several windows were smashed, offices were trashed and computers, photocopiers, projectors and CCTV were damaged in the rampage.
Police also allege that intruders started a small fire in the school’s student services office.
The damage bill is estimated at $150,000.
Two boys, aged 12 and 13, have been charged with aggravated burglary and commit offence, stealing, criminal damage and criminal damage by fire.
They are due to appear before the Geraldton Children’s Court later this month.
Police are still investigating the incident and ask that anyone with information contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The school remained closed today.
Principal Julie Campbell asked parents to monitor social media and text messages for information on when the school would re-open.
She said the incident was devastating.
“It has a whole community impact,” she said.
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