Photo: Derby Road bus shelter

Yobs smash up Derby Road bus shelter 

Yobs have smashed up another bus shelter, this time on Derby Road near to ASDA.

On OTSNews facebook, Tony Hollister said:  “Where are the police when all this mindless vandalism is going on? They do it because they can and there’s nobody to stop them!”

David Scott said: “Things have and will unfortunately always get vandalised by youths, and don’t blame the parents that shows your fickle minded, and CCTV doesn’t mean someone would get caught, if you ask me it’s cheaper to replace the odd few plastic panels than pay for police to walk around in a pair and still not catch them!”

Stephen Dowling said: “Extraordinary that a town under threat from Government and Council is finally being destroyed by its own teenage residents”.

Did you see anything or do you have any information on this incident? Please contact Merseyside Police by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Extra Police patrols to prevent bus stop vandalism 

Last week Merseyside Police released the following statement: “Following several incidents of bus shelters being smashed in Churchtown extra neighbourhood officers will be patrolling during evenings”.

Since this this statement was issued a number of shelters have been smashed up in Southport town centre.


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