Police step in after Mossend chapel house put under attack from young thugs

Police have confirmed that a teenager has been taken home to his family and charged and cautioned before them in connection with an incident we highlighted last week.

Friday, 12th March 2021, 10:05 am

We told how the chapel house at Mossend's Holy Family parish had been targeted by groups of young trespassers who had vandalised the premises, shouted abuse and kicked at doors.

The incident caused fury on Facebook - after the staff at the Sancta Familia media company which is based in the parish blasted those responsible.

Police stepped up patrols and revealed that a young male has been dealt with following an incident last Thursday (March 4) A spokesperson for Motherwell Diocese said: "The additional patrols in the area are welcomed."