Witnesses are being sought to reported criminal damage in Victoria Park in Deal during June.

In the first incident, a window was damaged, then a toilet system was broken and on the latest, a hole was made in a slide in the park’s play area.

Deal slide latest
The damaged slide

Enquiries into the damage are ongoing and officers are urging any local residents with information to come forward.

PC Danielle Rolfe said: ‘The people of Deal have a right to use this public space without it being ruined by a minority. I would urge anyone who witnesses anti-social behaviour or vandalism in the area to report it to us as soon as possible, so we can respond and take action against those responsible.’

Any new incidents should be reported by visiting www.kent.police.uk/report, via our live chat option or by calling 101, or 999 if a crime is in progress.

Anyone with information on previous incidents of criminal damage in the park should call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/126095/22.

By Ed

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