Glass broken, graffiti sprayed inside Chesterfield elementary school; 2 teens arrested

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) – After a custodian noticed graffiti, broken glass and other damage inside a Chesterfield elementary school, police have arrested two teenagers in the crime.

Police were called to Elizabeth Scott Elementary School on April 25, when a custodian noticed graffiti on several walls inside. Another school employee also discovered damage in another part of the building.

After further investigation, police found significant damage throughout the school, including more graffiti, broken electronics and glass and discharged fire extinguishers.

Detectives identified two male teens involved in the crime. On April 27, one of the juvenile suspects, 17, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering and felony vandalism.

Tuesday, police arrested a 14-year-old suspect in relation to the incident. He has also been charged with breaking and entering and felony vandalism.

Both teens were released into the custody of their parents as police continue to investigate this crime.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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