Conifox Adventure Park vandalism: Nine charged after incidents at Conifox Adventure Park near Kirkliston

Police have charged nine people after two days of vandalism at a Lothians adventure park.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 7:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 4:08 pm
Police say nine people have been charged.
Police say nine people have been charged.

Officers say eight 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old youth have been identified, traced and charged with causing damage to Conifox Adventure Park in Kirkliston on Tuesday, February 16, and Wednesday February 17.

The amount of damage caused is understood to be worth thousands of pounds, sparking a police investigation and social media posts by the owner, who appealed for information.

A marquee and toilet block were reportedly damaged, with some chandeliers broken and some food items thrown around, while some Christmas props and a PA system was damaged.

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The owner of the park previously praised the families of those who came forward after the incidents, and he also thanked the public for all their support.

Since the damage was revealed on social media, James Gammell said he had been overwhelmed by the “outstanding” support he received.