Police in Milton Keynes are appealing for witnesses following an incident of racially aggravated criminal damage to graves in the Broughton area.

The appeal relates to an incident that happened in St Lawrence’s Church between 12pm Sunday (25/2) and 12pm on Monday (26/2). During the incident, a black permanent marker was used to write offensive language on two graves at the church. A medal from a recent sports event has also been taken from one of the graves.

Investigating officer PC Liam Farrow said, “I am appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following this upsetting incident of racially aggravated criminal damage to these two graves.

“I urge anyone who witnessed this incident or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area during these times to get in touch.

“If you have any information, please contact 101 and quote reference number 43180060791 or 43180060812.”

If you have any information relating to this case, you can assist police with their inquiries by calling 101 quoting reference ‘43180060791 or 43180060812’, or by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously.