Cemetery of St. Piran in Perranarworthal Church Vandalised

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: November 8, 2021

The damaged gravestones dating back to the 1800s were found by a working party that maintains the graveyard of the Church. The vandalism is suspected to have taken place sometime between the 2nd and 8th of November. The police started investigating and encouraged anyone who may have information relating to the vandalism to contact them.

David Simmons, one of the Church wardens, said: “We may never know who did this but, either way, we hope it is an isolated event. We’ve warned other churches to look out for similar offenses. It’s left us feeling intimidated and wondering what will come next.”

Source: itv.comFalmouthpacket

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