TWO teenagers were ordered to pay compensation and given curfews after damaging windows valued at £8,000 on a Ringwood school roof.

The 17-year-old boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were found guilty on March 22 of criminal damage to property .

The charge relates to damage to six roof Velux window glass panes and one side window glass pane at Ringwood School on February 28, 2020.

On April 12, West Hampshire Youth Court imposed a youth rehabilitation order for one of the defendants which means he must comply with a curfew with electronic monitoring for 12 weeks.

During that curfew he must also remain indoors or within the property boundary of a specified address between 9pm and 6am daily.

The other 17-year-old also admitted a breach of a referral order for a previous grievous bodily harm offence on March 4, 2020 in Fareham.

He was given a youth rehabilitation order and must comply with a requirement to participate in activity with Hampshire Youth Offending Team Therapeutic and Wellbeing Officer for five days and a 12 week curfew, as well as a supervision requirement.

The court also ordered both of the teenagers to pay £250 in compensation and £300 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service. No victim surcharge costs were imposed.

The curfew is due to end on July 4.

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