28/11/2018

Police Appeal After L'Derry Cenotaph Wreaths Destroyed

The PSNI are appealing for information after remembrance wreaths at the Cenotaph in L'Derry were vandalised.

It is believed the memorial was defaced in the early hours of Sunday 25 November, at around 2am.
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Posting on the PSNI Foyle Facebook page, an officer said: "It is with total dismay that we find ourselves appealing for witnesses or any information regarding an incident involving the disturbance of remembrance wreaths in the Cenotaph at the Diamond."

Anyone with relevant information is encouraged to contact police on non-emergency line 101 quoting reference number CC550 of 25 November.



(JG/CM)

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