Three youths charged over Cordyce school damage

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THREE youths, one only 12 years old, have been charged in connection with a vandalism attack which led to the closure of special school in Aberdeen.

A total of 47 windows were smashed at Cordyce residential school on Riverview Drive in Dyce last night, causing an estimated £10,000 worth of damage.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Two 14 year-old males and a 12 year-old male have been reported to the relevant authority in connection with the vandalism, and also with a further vandalism caused nearby.

“As a result of the incident and the damage sustained the school has been closed today.”

Inspector Jackie Craig said: “We would appeal to anyone who may have knowledge of the incident to come forward. This was a malicious attack which has forced the school to temporarily close.”

Anyone who has information about the incident or who may have been in the area at the time is asked contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.