East Leeds: Vandals damage 30 bus shelters

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Dozens of bus shelters in east Leeds have been damaged in a vandalism spree costing thousands of pounds.

Leeds outer east neighbourhood policing team, which covers the Cross Gates and Whinmoor, Garforth and Swillington, Kippax and Methley and Temple Newsam council wards, said 30 shelters had been attacked.

A spokesman said: “The shelters were all damaged with what appears to be pellets suggesting it was the same person or group of people. The cost of replacing the panels runs to over £2,500.

“Needless to say the mindless individuals causing the mayhem no doubt go someway to raising bus fares for all that use the public transport system.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101.