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Police appeal for witnesses in Bury St Edmunds churchyard damage mystery

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


Police are appealing for witnesses after a churchyard wall in Bury St Edmunds was damaged.

A spokesman said incident is thought to have happened between midnight on Saturday, September 29, and 2pm on Sunday, September 30, in St John’s Street - although it is not known how the damage occurred.

He said: “At some point during the times and dates stated, the wall was damaged with what may have been a vehicle.

“It is not known if it was as a result of criminal damage or a road traffic collision.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has knowledge of it is urged to contact Suffolk police’s Incident Crime Management Hub.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting crime reference 57080/18, or report online at

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