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Police: More school vandalism charges filed

Wednesday - 9/18/2013, 12:48pm  ET

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- Newport News police say they've charged a fourth person with vandalizing a new high school soccer field.

Police said Wednesday that they've also charged the same four people in connection with vandalizing two elementary schools.

Peninsula Catholic High School's soccer field was torn up on Sept. 5, less than a week after construction on it was finished. During the investigation, police determined that similar cases at Hilton and Yates elementary schools also occurred.

Police spokesman Lou Thurston says four people, all in their 20s, were charged with felony destruction of property and trespassing, among other things.

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