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Ballina High School was targeted last night by vandals. Photo Plakau
Ballina High School will reopen today after being attacked by vandals on Thursday. Photo Plakau

Police are currently investigating an attack by vandals on Ballina High School that forced the school’s closure on Friday.

Between 11:50pm on Thursday 8 September and 4.45am Friday 9 September an unknown person or persons have entered the grounds of Ballina High School.

About 50 glass windows were smashed, affecting eight classrooms.

At this stage the damage is estimated to be about $30,000.

The school is due to reopen to students today.

Police are asking for assistance in locating the offenders.

If anyone saw anything suspicious last night in the vicinity of the school or has some home CCTV that may be of assistance, please contact Ballina Police on 6681 8699 or call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000. All calls to police and Crimestoppers are treated with confidentiality.


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