Flowers stolen from cemetery

08 Dec 2016 13:22 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a thief stole flowers from graves in North Tyneside.

It happened at Benton Cemetery on Ashleigh Grove in Benton between Tuesday, December 1, and Monday, December 5.

Thieves stole artificial flower displays from four family graves before making off unseen.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 369 of 06/12/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.