Community in Doncaster town devastated as their Christmas tree has been attacked by vandals

The lights on a Christmas tree have been ripped down by vandals leaving a Doncaster town feeling devastated and without festive cheer.

Sunday, 12th December 2021, 3:51 pm

A large Christmas tree on Mexborough High Street has been the victim of a vandalism attack.

The group Mexborough First said: “I know the Christmas Tree and lights on the High Street weren’t to everyone’s liking, but we had a tree and lights.

"I say had because someone decided they didn’t want us to have lights any more and ripped them off the tree.

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"Christmas is all about children .

"Well thanks whoever you are, the children of Mexborough no longer have any Christmas lights.”

The crime has been reported to South Yorkshire Police.

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