Two youths charged after Cowdenbeath 'Coo Trail' targeted by vandals

The interactive woodland walk designed by pupils and staff from Beath High School was damaged.

Two youths charged after Cowdenbeath ‘Coo Trail’ targeted by vandals Police Scotland
Damage: Artificial cows vandalised.

Two youngsters have been charged after nine specially designed artificial cows were damaged by vandals in Fife.

It was revealed on Tuesday that a group of vandals had targeted the Coo Trail in Cowdenbeath.

Police visited the site to assess the damage and revealed that four youths had been identified and two charged in connection with the incident.

The Coo Trail is an interactive woodland walk designed by pupils and staff from Beath High School in cooperation with local police divisions with the aim of tackling anti-social behaviour.

Several specially designed cows are displayed along the route but nine will now need to be repaired and police have urged the community to “look after it”.

A tweet from Cowdenbeath Police said: “PS Nicol and PC Sneddon visited the Coo Trail this morning to observe the damage.

“Damage: nine Coos. Youths identified: four. Charged: two down two to go.

“Made by the community for the community and we urge the community to look after it.”