Vandals target a warehouse

CHILDREN throwing stones have caused £2,000 damage by smashing windows at a warehouse in St Neots. Twelve windows have been smashed at Macmillan Distribution, in Howard Road, Eaton Socon over the last three weekends. The latest damage saw five large tou

CHILDREN throwing stones have caused £2,000 damage by smashing windows at a warehouse in St Neots.

Twelve windows have been smashed at Macmillan Distribution, in Howard Road, Eaton Socon over the last three weekends.

The latest damage saw five large toughened glass windows costing £350 each, and measuring two metres by one metre, smashed.

A fortnight before, seven smallerwindows were broken.


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A spokesman for the company, which distributes books on behalf of Macmillan, said: "This is a hindrance and a waste of time and money.

"The problem is a public footpath runs near the offices where these children can hide and throw stones.

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"These kids would have needed to throw about 20 or 30 stones to smash the windows."

The area where the company is based is unlit and there is a 6ft fence separating the footpath and the buildings.

INFORMATION: Contact police on 0845 45645654.

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