Appeal: Criminal Damage at Bus Shelters, Wakefield East and South East

Police are appealing for witnesses after a number of bus shelters in the Wakefield East and South East area were damaged.

Between Saturday 20 June and Monday 22 June five bus shelters were damaged.

They were at:

  • Kirkby Road, Hemsworth x 2
  • Wakefield Road Kinsley x2
  • Wakefield Road, Fitzwilliam

From officers initial enquiries it shows that this is the bus route of the number 496.

Police Sergeant Dave Lockwood from Pontefract Neighbourhood Policing team said:

‘Anti-social behaviour and criminal damage at these bus shelters will not be tolerated.

‘CCTV enquiries and house to house are being done to identify the suspects.

‘Increased visible neighbourhood policing patrols are also specifically targeting the areas concerned.

‘It is crucial that we identify those responsible and I would urge the local community to come forward with any information that would help our investigation.’

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 or use the live chat facility at quoting crime ref 13200314198

Information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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