PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — School officials are offering a reward for information on the person responsible for ripping dozens of newly-planted trees from the ground outside Greenfield Elementary School in Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Rostraver Township Commissioner Accused Of Harassing Opponents Through Texts, Social Media
Officials say the person also smashed several benches to pieces.
The school says students just planted the trees in an effort to spruce up the school grounds.READ MORE: Allegheny County Health Department To Host Vaccination Clinic At Imani Christian Academy
They also planted flowers and placed the vandalized benches.
“The students were devastated when they came to school and saw that, but they rallied pretty quickly. We got the trees replanted in the ground and it looks great,” said Joe Stavish, of One Tree Pittsburgh.
The district says video shows a young man may be the vandal.MORE NEWS: Man Sentenced For Throwing Concrete At Pittsburgh Police Car At Protest
A $100 reward is being offered for information about the boy.