School vandals cause $200,000 damage during overnight rampage across Brisbane

TWO young boys are among four people charged with breaking into two Brisbane schools overnight and causing upwards of $200,000 damage.

The vandals caused significant damage to four buildings and a hall at Holland Park High School on Bapaume Road about 10.45pm and one building at Yeronga Primary School on Park Rd about 12.30am.

Two people were arrested at Yeronga Primary School, while two others were found hiding in nearby yards.


Two 18-year-old men from Greenslopes and Acacia Ridge were each charged with three counts of enter premises and commit an indictable offence by break and will front Brisbane Magistrates Court on August 25.

A 16-year-old boy was charged with serious assault police officer and commit an indictable offence by break, while a 15-year-old boy was charged with enter premises and commit an indictable offence by break

Both will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justices Act.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who might have noticed suspicious behaviour at these addresses around the time of the incidents to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.



Holland Park State High School received the most damage, with police estimating it to cost up to $200,000.

Four blocks and the school hall at Holland Park were trashed, with electronic items in classrooms and about 40 windows smashed.

One block was damaged at Yeronga, with police estimating the damage to be up to $10,000.