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Juveniles Arrested for Tolsia High School Vandalism

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two juveniles face charges after investigators say they broke in and vandalized Tolsia High School.

The vandalism happened Tuesday night.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office tells WSAZ.com that the juveniles broke windows, let off fire extinguishers in the gym, destroyed some tv's and pop coolers, and broke windows in the drivers ed vehicle.

The juveniles are in custody, but their names, ages and charges are not being released.

Wayne County Schools Superintendent Lynn Hurt tells WSAZ.com that neither of the suspects are Tolsia High students, but one is a student at another Wayne County School.

Hurt says the vandalism in the gym was cleaned up Wednesday and physical education classes were moved outside. She also says the broken windows have been repaired.

Hurt also says that after the vandalism, there was a rumor that one of the suspects was coming back to the school with a weapon. That rumor was unfounded. Hurt says that person is still in custody.

The Sheriff's Office tells WSAZ.com the juveniles are also connected to a break in at another location. Those details have not been released.

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