Dozens of School Bus Tires Vandalized

Newberry, SC (WLTX) - Newberry County deputies are searching for whoever vandalized school bus tires at Mid Carolina Middle School Monday morning.

Sheriff Lee Foster said drivers noticed the problem when they arrived for work. He said numerous buses had damaged by having their tires flattened or damaged.

While an exact number has not been determined, Foster said it appears more than 100 tires were damaged.

Foster said the problem didn't affect the start of school, and many parents brought their children to school. He said maintenance crews from other districts are coming to to help repair the vehicles.

He adds that a substantial reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in this case.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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