This window at William E. Hay Composite High School is but one of several damaged panes after a person decided to use the school as a target with an air rifle. The electronic sign in the school parking lot was also damaged.

This window at William E. Hay Composite High School is but one of several damaged panes after a person decided to use the school as a target with an air rifle. The electronic sign in the school parking lot was also damaged.

RCMP seek public assistance in finding school vandals

The Stettler RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in finding the person or persons responsible for

The Stettler RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in finding the person or persons responsible for vandalism to William E. Hay Composite High School over the Christmas holiday break.

During the break, the north windows of the high school office and the electric sign in the parking lot were used for target practice by someone using an air-rifle (bb gun or pellet gun).

According to Const. Bill Lewadniuk, “there were a large number of pellet rounds shot on the property, and the school received a substantial amount of damage.”

RCMP noted an estimate for repairs hasn’t been completed at this time.

If anyone has any information about this or any other crime, they’re encouraged to phone the Stettler RCMP detachment at 403-742-3382, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) if wishing to remain anonymous.