Flats flooded by vandals

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The water pipe on floor eight of Northview Court

VANDALS flooded a multi-storey block of flats after breaking a water pipe in the building.

Police say the main water pipe for Northview Court, Edinburgh was ruptured on the eighth floor sometime between 8pm and 8.30pm.

The water flooded the eighth floor landing and some of the flats below.

The fire service was called in to turn off the water.

A police spokesman said: “This mindless act of destruction has caused significant water damage to the properties below the eighth floor and we are eager to hear from any residents or witnesses who can help us identify those responsible.

“Anyone who saw any suspicious activity in or around Northview Court yesterday evening is asked to contact police immediately.”

 

Anyone with any information can contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.

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