Police appeal after cemetery vandalism

POLICE are appealing for information after vandals smashed headstones and a sundial in Kesgrave's lawn cemetery.The damage is thought to have occurred between 9am on Wednesday February 11 and 9.

POLICE are appealing for information after vandals smashed headstones and a sundial in Kesgrave's lawn cemetery.

The damage is thought to have occurred between 9am on Wednesday February 11 and 9.30am on Thursday February 12.

Headstones were knocked over and glass containers used to hold flowers were broken. Damage was also caused to a sundial.

The cemetery, at All Saints church, is run by Kesgrave town council.


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Town clerk Veronica Read said: "We are appealing for anyone who might know anything about what happened to contact the police. We will be putting a piece in next month's Kesgrave News asking people to come forward.

"We want people to know that this is not something we are taking lightly."

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A police spokeswoman said: "Anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any information about this incident should contact us.

"I would also urge people who may see this kind of vandalism happening to call 999. They may not think it is urgent enough, but the sooner we know about these kinds of things the better."

Anyone with information about this incident should call PC Ian Rafferty at Woodbridge police station on 01473 613500.

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