More than £55,000 of thefts and damages has taken place at Plymouth schools in the last three years a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

This is Plymouth report: 

THIEVES have stolen £44,000 of property from Plymouth schools in just three years.

And vandals have caused more than £11,000 worth of damage to the city’s education facilities.

Much of the vandalism has been caused by thugs trying to break into the buildings.

It includes smashed windows, broken doors and wrecked fencing.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.