Vandals target football pitches

VANDALS have been dangerously planting broken glass in the football pitch in Winscombe.

VANDALS have been dangerously planting broken glass in the football pitch in Winscombe.

In three separate incidents, chairman Hugh Fountain has found broken bottles pushed into the turf with sharp edges sticking out.

PC Steven Church, said: "The fields have been plagued by antisocial behaviour in the past but this is new."

Nobody has been injured by the glass so far but only because Hugh checks the playing fields every morning for anything abnormal.


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He said: "Leaving those jagged edges sticking up would mean if someone did get hurt it would be pretty horrendous."

Police are currently trying to establish who is responsible and all the bottles found are being tested for forensic evidence.

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