Teenager charged over Sumsion Gardens vandalism

UNWELCOME SIGHT: The graffiti across the bronze statue in the Celebration Garden cannot be missed. Picture: MARK JESSER
UNWELCOME SIGHT: The graffiti across the bronze statue in the Celebration Garden cannot be missed. Picture: MARK JESSER

A 15-year-old Wodonga teenager has been charged with criminal damage over the graffiti of a cancer memorial garden in Sumsion Gardens. 

Detective Sergeant Graeme Simpfendorfer, of Wodonga Crime Investigation Unit said they would face Wodonga Children’s Court on February 27. 

He thanked the community for their care and assistance. 

The Celebration Garden opened in 2010 as a special place to honour people affected by cancer.