Kitchener-Waterloo

School, horse and buggy hit by paintballs in Woolwich Township in the same week

Waterloo regional police are investigating two separate incidents involving a pick-up truck and the use of a paintball gun in Woolwich Township. A school and a horse and buggy were targeted in the same week.

Both incidents involve a pick-up truck and the use of a paintball gun, police say

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is investigating two separate incidents. The first was at Floradale Parochial School, the second targetted a horse and buggy in Elmira. (James Morrison-Collalto/CBC)

Officers with the Waterloo Regional Police Service is investigating two separate incidents involving a pick-up truck and the use of a paintball gun in Woolwich Township in late December.

Police said the first incident happened on Dec. 22, when a pick-up truck was seen entering a the parking lot of Floradale Parochial School at around 7 p.m.

Rapid sounds of popping were later heard coming from the school, police said.

"It was later discovered that someone had entered the school and used a paintball gun to spray the main basement room and classroom," police said in a release.

Police are also investigating a separate incident, where they say people in a white pick-up truck repeatedly fired paintballs at a horse and buggy travelling down a path near Lions Park on Whippoorwill Drive and Barnswallow Drive in Elmira.

Police said the incident happened at approximately 6 p.m. on Dec. 29. No physical injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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