Ossett Town football ground smashed up

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Police are investigating after vandals smashed up Ossett Town’s football ground.

Club officials said around 40 teenagers rampaged through the Prospect Road club smashing seats and shouting abuse.

It happened on Thursday night at around 7.30pm.

Insp Mark Chamberlain, of the North West neighbourhood policing team, said: “We were called to reports of criminal damage on Town End, Ossett at 7.46pm on Thursday 2 January.

“Officers attended and enquiries into the incident remain on going. I would encourage anyone who witnessed the incident to let us know.”

Anyone with information should contact the NPT on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.