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CHF 100,000 damage after vandals turn on water tap

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Aug. 26, 2019

An estimated CHF 100,000 worth of damage was caused over the weekend to an apartment building in the town of Buchs in canton Sankt Gallen. 

Pixabay CHF 100,000 damage after vandals turn on water tap

An as yet unknown number of vandals opened a tap on the outside of the building and left the water running. Water continued running through the attached hose overnight, running onto a balcony and flooding apartments on several floors.

Police in Canton St Gallen are calling for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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