Investigations continue after suspected youths damage cemetery

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The group of youths were seen at Kirkley Cemetery in Lowestoft. - Credit: Google

Investigations are continuing after a group of youths were seen damaging a cemetery in Lowestoft.

They were seen in Kirkley Cemetery causing damage to a green bin, smashing bottles and trampling on the grass.

The cemetery is on London Road South in Lowestoft.

The damage is believed to have occurred between 4pm on Sunday, February 20, and 2pm on Sunday, February 27.

Police are now appealing for information and witnesses of the criminal damage.

The public is being asked to contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/12148/22 by calling 101 or using their website.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers completely anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form.

An East Suffolk Council spokesperson said: “We are aware of recent vandalism in the cemetery and have cleared away any damaged items.

"This behaviour is totally unacceptable and we have been liaising with Suffolk Police who have begun patrols in this area to deter anyone who may wish to cause further damage.”

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