OVER £2500 worth of damage has been caused to Kingdown School after it was broken into on Tuesday (January 23) morning.

Police were called to the school on Woodcock road at around 8.30am after reports of a break in.

On arrival, officers found oil spray paint on the walls, floors, toilets, doors and windows.

Several computers had also been smashed, causing over £2500 worth of damage.

It was found that access had been gained through a back door which once inside had been jemmied open.

A spokesman from Wiltshire Police said: "This was a mindless act of criminal damage, that will have a direct impact on students ability to learn. At this time it is not believed that anything has been stolen.

"Officers from the Community Policing Team attended the location on Tuesday morning, as well as the Crime Scene Investigators.Enquiries are ongoing and all avenues are currently being explored in order to identify the offenders. We have increased high visibility patrols within the area. If you have any information relating to this incident, then please contact Wiltshire Police on 101, or alternatively information can be left anonymously via Crime Stoppers 0800 555111.”