Windows smashed as vandals strike at Elland cinema

VANDALS smashed a number of windows at an independent cinema in a Yorkshire town overnight.

The Rex Cinema at Elland
The Rex Cinema at Elland

A total of eight windows in the front doors at the Rex Cinema on Coronation Street, Elland, near Halifax, were broken in the incident.

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The damage was discovered this morning (Mon Jan 2) and happened sometime after the cinema closed at 11pm last night.

Cinema owner Charles Morris said: "We could have done with a better start to the year, but worse things happen at sea."

In October, a window was was smashed at the cinema and a charity box was stolen.