Pranksters to come unstuck in Congresbury?

PRANKSTERS could come unstuck if angry Congresbury residents discover their identities.

PRANKSTERS could come unstuck if angry Congresbury residents discover their identities.

Members of Congresbury Youth Partnership were left fuming after the doors of its notice board, situated in the precinct off Brinsea Road, was glued shut.

The sticky substance has been put in the locks of the structure, which was purchased by the family of a soldier who died in Iraq.

The incident happened after a poster for campaign group Fathers 4 Justice was put inside it.


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The group protests for the rights of children to see both parents equally.

Youth partnership chairman Ian Shepherd said: "We cannot see how the people responsible think this will help.

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"The notice board was purchased for the benefit of young people in the village by the parents of a local father-of-two who died in Iraq."

"We believe it was done on December 4 and we are offering a reward of £50 for information leading to identification of the culprits.

"We are hoping that we can repair the locks. Otherwise we are going to have to raise the funds to replace the notice board.

"This is just irresponsible vandalism."

Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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