Allotment sheds damaged by vandals in Bedford

Three of the sheds damaged during the incident can not be repaired

By Holly Patel
Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 1:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 1:42 pm

Police are investigating after allotments in Bedford were vandalised on Friday, March 20.

Officers received a report of vandalism at the Newnham Avenue allotments on Friday night.

Alan Colley, allotments officer for Bedford Borough Council, said: "There was a great deal of damage done by on the allotments at Newnham Avenue, three sheds can not be repaired and others have been badly damaged.

The sheds were damaged on Friday

"This is the second time they have been damaged, on the first occasion, the damage was not as bad.

"They have broken into the sheds and damaged the, some of them can not be repaired.

"They have also damaged equipment from the sheds.

"It is a right mess and it is devastating for the people who come here, the area has been ruined by vandals."

The sheds were damaged on Friday

Anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area on Friday, can report it online.