Teens take responsibility for damage to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame field: police | The Canadian News

Stratford police say vehicle damage to the field of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this month was caused by a group of teenagers who later came forward and took responsibility.

The Hall of Fame, located in Church Street South in St. Louis. Marys, contacted police on Jan. 10 to report major damage done to his King’s Field baseball diamond.

Police at the time said the damage probably occurred somewhere in the overnight hours from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8 when an unknown vehicle drove onto the field and carried out oil spills, damaging the grass inside the outfield.

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Investigators have appealed to the public for information, saying a group of youths aged 14 to 16 later came to the police and claimed responsibility for the damage.

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“On January 20, 2022, a Stratford Police Service constable involved in this investigation facilitated a Restorative Justice Conference between the youth involved, their families and representatives of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame,” police said in a statement. said.

Police say a resolution was made that satisfied all involved, and the youth were held accountable. The resolution also helped with repairs to the Hall of Fame for the damage done, police said.

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