Vandals do approximately $10,000 worth of damage to Kids’ Safety Village


Police are looking for information following recent incidents of damage at the Kids’ Safety Village in Whitby.

Since early July, there have been at least three incidents of damage to the property and buildings at the Village, located on grounds of Sir William Stephenson Public School in Whitby.

Unknown suspects have entered the property by scaling the fence, and once inside, they have broken windows, damaged walk signals and traffic lights, and destroyed a scale model of the village. There was also an attempt to set a fire. At this time, damage is listed at approximately $10,000. Attached are two examples of the damage.

If you have any information about these incidents or know who is responsible Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.