Vandals Strike St. Joseph Catholic School in Bradenton
A bus was damaged, soccer nets were torn, a garden was ripped up and water fountains were broken, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports.
Vandals damaged a bus and other property at St. Joeseph Catholic School in Bradenton sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The maintenance supervisor arrived at the campus at 2990 26th St. W. on Tuesday morning and noticed that the netting on two soccer goals was ripped.
After walking around to investigate further, authorities said, he also noticed two water fountains were kicked out of the ground and broken; all of the plants in the garden were ripped out and sand was thrown over them; an inoperable surveillance camera was ripped down; and a bus was damaged.
Six seats in the bus were torn, and "an unknown pink substance" was poured into the coolant section of the motor, the sheriff's office said.
The damage occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday, officials said.
There was no information on a possible suspect or suspects.
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