"Significant damage" as schools broken into overnight

POLICE have charged four people for breaking into and causing significant damage to two Brisbane schools overnight.

Police were called to a Bapaume Road Holland Park school about 10.45pm and discovered significant damage to several buildings.

At around 12.30am this morning police were then called to a school on Park Road Yeronga due to reports of similar wilful damage.

Multiple police units attended and disturbed a group of people allegedly smashing windows and lights at the address.

Two people were taken into custody at the scene and a further two were located hiding in nearby yards with the assistance of a Polair helicopter.

An 18-year-old Greenslopes man and an 18-year-old Acacia Ridge man were each charged with three counts of enter premises and commit an indictable offence by break.

Both are due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on August 25.

A 16-year-old boy was charged with serious assault police officer and commit an indictable offence by break and a 15-year-old boy was charged with enter premises and commit an indictable offence by break

Both will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justices Act.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who might have noticed suspicious behaviour at these addresses around the time of the incidents to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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