Playpark vandals cause £1,000 damage

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VANDALS have caused over £1,000 worth of damage to a popular Arbroath children’s play park.

The plastic seat of the ‘bird’s nest’ swing and the rubber surface below were damaged by fire at the Cliffburn Community Park in Abbotsford Road.

The fire occurred sometime between 12 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29 and 1.10 p.m. on Thursday, August 30.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward with any information to assist officers with their enquiries.

Officers are also investigating after a flat in Arbroath’s High Street was broken into sometime between 6.45 a.m. and 4p.m. on Friday, August 31.

Thieves made off with two Xbox consoles, two Xbox games, a black-coloured Nike holdall and a three figure sum of money.

Anyone who knows anything about these incidents is asked to contact Tayside Police on 0300 111 2222.