Police investigate break and enter at school – Murray River

Police are appealing for public assistance following a break and enter at a school in the state’s Murray River region at the weekend.

Between 6.30pm Friday (1 April 2022) and 7.30am yesterday (Sunday 3 April 2022), buildings attached to a school on Coree Street, Finley, were broken into.

Several doors were kicked in and windows were smashed; classrooms, a storeroom, staff room and library were ransacked, while the outside of the buildings were vandalised with graffiti.

Two laptops and an interactive smart board were also destroyed.

A cleaner arrived at the school yesterday (Sunday 3 April 2022) and police were notified.

Officers attached to Murray River Police District established a crime scene which has been forensically examined and commenced an investigation into the circumstances.

As investigations continue, police urge any witnesses or anyone with information to contact Tocumwal Police on (03) 5874 9399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Due to the damage, the school is non-operational today.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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