HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police say charges are now pending after a group of girls as young as 7 years old vandalized an elementary school over the Labor Day weekend.
The incident occurred Saturday ahead of the upcoming school year. Officers responded to a call for a commercial burglary at the Kraft Elementary School in the 600 block of Concord Drive around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
When they got to the scene, officers found a damaged, exterior classroom door. A preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects used a stick to break the window of the door and forced entry into the school. The suspect then vandalized several classrooms and also removed various items from the school.
The perpetrators were later located in the area. Police identified the suspect as four school-aged girls:
- 7-year-old from Gloucester
- 10-year-old from Chesapeake
- 10-year-old from Hampton
- 12-year-old from Chesapeake
Police say charges are pending.
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