Teens charged following vandalism at Ansonia Nature Center
ANSONIA — Two teens have been charged by town police in connection with a vandalism incident last month.
On Saturday, Ansonia police charged two male juveniles for vandalism of the soccer field at the Ansonia Nature Center in February. The damage to the field was estimated to be $1,500.
The juveniles, who were both 17 at the time of the vandalism, were charged with first-degree criminal mischief. The teens were released into the custody of their parents and are both scheduled to appear in Waterbury Juvenile Court later this month.
Police said they were able to identify the two suspects through the Tip411 program and social media.
All residents are encouraged to sign up for the system, where anonymous tips and complaints can be submitted to the police department. For more information about the Tip 411 system, visit cityofansonia.com/.