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Buildings shot at and set on fire in Long Bennington




Windows were shot at and a stable set on fire in Long Bennington on Wednesday.

The village pavilion was shot at, causing damage to windows, while a stable in an adjacent field was partially destroyed by fire.

The Long Bennington Village Community Facebook page posted pictures of the damage on the social media site to warn villagers.

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Vandalism in Long Bennington. (8818833)

It said: “The evidence would suggest that the vandals are bored teenagers but obviously nobody can be sure.

“In any case, they have access to one or more air rifles.”

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Vandalism in Long Bennington. (8818681)

The group urged anyone with information to pass it to police on the non-emergency 101 number.

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Vandalism in Long Bennington. (8818840)
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Vandalism in Long Bennington. (8818912)


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