Appeal launched after two Tyne and Wear stations are vandalised

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British Transport Police officers investigating two separate vandalisms at Metro stations in Sunderland and Tyne and Wear have released images of two boys they wish to speak with.

The first incident happened on 30 August at East Boldon Metro station. The ticket machine screen was smashed, causing extensive damage.

A couple of days later on 2 September, several large glass panels were also smashed at St Peters Metro station.

Following a review of CCTV, officers believe the incidents are linked.  Repairs to the ticket machine and glass panels are expected to be over £5,000.

If you know who they are, contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 1900077338.

Or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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