Vandals trash classrooms at New Hope School, 3 kids charged with burglary

Three kids are charged with vandalizing classrooms at New Hope School in Lowndes County

Posted: Oct 14, 2019 10:39 AM
Updated: Oct 14, 2019 5:09 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Three children are accused of ransacking and causing damage at New Hope School.

Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge said the vandalism was reported Saturday morning.

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He said several classrooms in the 4th and 5th-grade building were plundered, causing damage to computers, projectors and furniture.

Detectives and school officials charged two 13-year-old boys and an 11-year-old boy with burglary.

The sheriff said the Lowndes County Youth Court will handle the juveniles’ cases.

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