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Vandals cause $10,000 in damage to Kids’ Safety Village

Police are seeking information after a series of incidents has led to thousands of dollars in damage to the Kids’ Safety Village. (Photos courtesy of DRPS).

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 vandalism to the property and buildings at the village, located on the grounds of Sir William Stephenson Public School.

Unknown suspects have entered the property by scaling the fence and 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.

If you have any information about these incidents or know who is responsible contact the 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.