Residents are helping the law to catch two boys who damaged road signs in Sawtell.
Residents are helping the law to catch two boys who damaged road signs in Sawtell. BRUCE THOMAS

Police on trail of wanton youths

TWO youths who left a trail of destruction in Sawtell will be lucky if the law doesn’t catch up with them soon.

The teenagers were spotted yesterday by residents in several neighbourhoods trashing street signs and dumping rubbish.

Several residents who witnessed the pointless vandalism spree have given Crime Stoppers detailed descriptions of the young offenders.

The youths first names are also known and police informants say they have a rough idea of where they live.

Aged 15 or 16, the boys were seen talking with two young girls in Bangalow Terrace about 2.30am.

Resident Jacqui Fogarty said they repeatedly swung on a street sign until it buckled over.

“It is just so arrogant of these young kids to think that no-one is watching when they are committing these destructive acts,” Ms Fogarty said.

Residents in Royal Palm Drive and Lyons Road also spotted the youths and followed them in a car.

If signs or letterboxes in your street were damaged let us know, email editorial@coffscoastadvocate.com.au



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