Pupils return after vandalism at school

NURSERY pupils returned to class today for the first time since vandals ran riot at their Ipswich school.

NURSERY pupils returned to class today for the first time since vandals ran riot at their Ipswich school.

Hooligans ran amok at two infant schools in the north-west area of the town, smashing nearly 100 windows on Tuesday night.

The nursery and class six of Whitehouse Infants School are only today being allowed back after the rampage littered classrooms with glass and caused �15,000 of damage. Years one and two went back last Thursday.

Education at Springfield Infant School, which had 28 windows smashed, was also disrupted, but all pupils were able to return last week.

Parents at Whitehouse reacted angrily when taking their youngsters back on Thursday.

Janine Levy-Ruiz, who was with her six-year-old son, Hayden, said: “It's a disgrace. Do these vandals have nothing better to do?”

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Headteacher Liz Gerrie added: “I can't believe anyone could be so mindless as to get pleasure from such destruction.”

Anyone with information about the incidents should call Pc Neil Partridge at the Ipswich Neighbourhood Response Team on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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