Concession areas at 2 Randolph County high schools vandalized

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RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — An investigation is underway after the concession areas at two Randolph County high schools were vandalized, according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

On May 26, a break-in and vandalism at the Wheatmore High School concession stand was reported to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Wheatmore High School officials found the concession stand had been entered through a secured door and ransacked. Food and other items were strewn about the concession stand and graffiti was discovered on the walls.

Six buses on the property had also been damaged. All of the buses had the fire extinguishers removed and several of the fire extinguishers were discharged at various locations around the exterior of the school.

On June 4, a break-in and vandalism at the Trinity High School concession stand was reported to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Trinity High School officials found the concession stand had been entered though a secured window and ransacked. Food and drinks were strewn about the concession stand and graffiti was discovered on the walls.

The school resource officers and Randolph County Schools are conducting a joint investigation into both incidents.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

A $500 reward is being offered to anyone who has information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved.