Vandals cause thousands in damage to elementary school

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Two boys are suspected of causing thousands of dollars worth of damage to Hendrix Elementary School.

According to a post by the Spartanburg County School District Two Facebook page, a number of doors and glass windows were smashed, as well as additional damage to classrooms in the school.

There is a surveillance video of the two children who are currently suspects in this vandalism.

A custodian told a deputy that she arrived at the school Monday to find several smashed windows, according to a report from the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Glass, rocks and bricks were found inside classrooms. Glass double doors at the end of the hallway were also smashed, newly waxed floors had been scuffed and a printer was knocked over in one classroom.

A school district spokesman said the individuals caught on surveillance video have been identified.

He said it’s too early to say if they could face charges.

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