Mother shocked after youngsters seen knocking down fence

PUBLISHED: 09:52 01 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:53 01 June 2019

Youngsters were spotted knocking down protective fencing. Picture: Submitted

Youngsters were spotted knocking down protective fencing. Picture: Submitted


Residents have said that children in their area have no respect after a group of youngsters were seen smashing down a fence and destroying new playground equipment.

A mother, who wished not to be named, was walking through Maine Street, Thetford, when she spotted three youngsters kicking down safety fencing protecting a play area that was being refurbished on grass land next to the street.

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The mother said that when she confronted them telling them to stop all she received was shrugs and bad language.

She said on Facebook: "Just watched these kids completely destroy the fencing and play area on Maine street - it is fenced off for safety reasons at the moment but they have pulled all the safety fencing down.

"When I told them to stop all I got was shrugs and bad language. Please tell your kids to respect where they live.

"My three-year-old daughter was with me and witnessed this - not happy."

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