A town centre church has been vandalised and its masonry damaged.

It happened at St Michael's Church in New Market in Beccles at some point between Monday, April 17, and Saturday, April 22.

Damage was caused to the stonework, including to the patio terrace slabs, and safety fences were moved that were in position to safeguard and protect an area on the ground where loose stone masonry may fall from the church.

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Police are now appealing for information.

Anyone who knows who was responsible is asked to contact police quoting crime reference 37/23624/23.

This can be done by calling 101 on the Suffolk Police website.

Alternatively, witnesses can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.