Criminals take a late night dip in a school pool causing hundreds of pounds damage

Essex County Standard: Criminals take a late night dip in a school pool causing hundreds of pounds damage Criminals take a late night dip in a school pool causing hundreds of pounds damage

HUNDREDS of pounds damage has been caused to a school swimming pool.

Police are appealing for information after two bearded men broke into the St Mary's School pool, Lexden Road, Colchester.

The break-in happened in the early hours of Sunday, May 18.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "They removed the outdoor swimming pool cover by ripping it back, which has caused £600 worth of damage.

"After swimming in the pool they have left."

Both are white and aged in their mid to late 20s.

One had long dark hair on top, shaven on the sides and a full dark beard and was wearing a white vest with white shirt and dark trousers.

The other man had short dark hair, a short dark beard and was wearing a dark top and trousers.

Anyone who recognises the description of the men, knows who they are or has any another information call PC Jon Hardy at Colchester police station on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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12:25pm Thu 5 Jun 14

stevedawson says...

Very criminal indeed.insurance assessment l'm sure.put it on crimewatch.
Very criminal indeed.insurance assessment l'm sure.put it on crimewatch. stevedawson
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12:31pm Thu 5 Jun 14

Colchester boy says...

Professional criminals, sounds like the work of russian gangs disguised as hipsters.
Professional criminals, sounds like the work of russian gangs disguised as hipsters. Colchester boy
  • Score: 5

12:35pm Thu 5 Jun 14

WitchofColchester says...

Boys will be boys.
Boys will be boys. WitchofColchester
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3:48pm Thu 5 Jun 14

MaryPoppins87 says...

Sounds like fun!
Sounds like fun! MaryPoppins87
  • Score: 1

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