Vases from Arlesey War Memorial stolen

PUBLISHED: 16:29 04 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:32 04 September 2018

Vases have been taken from the Arlesey war memorial. Picture: Arlesey Town Council

Vases have been taken from the Arlesey war memorial. Picture: Arlesey Town Council

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Two vases have been stolen from Arlesey War Memorial.

Arlesey Town Council ask anyone with information to come forward. Picture: Arlesey Town CouncilArlesey Town Council ask anyone with information to come forward. Picture: Arlesey Town Council

The vases – which were in a set of five – were last seen on Tuesday, August 21.

A spokesperson for Arlesey Town Council said: “We are extremely disappointed that the War Memorial has suffered this loss, particularly so soon after it was cleaned in readiness for the 2018 First World War centenary service.

“Any information about the removal of the vases should be reported to Susan Foulkes, town clerk, or the police.”

A restoration project for the memorial and costs to replace the two stolen vases will be discussed at the Arlesey Town Council meeting tonight,

The meeting, held at Arlesey Village Hall, will start at 7pm.

To report information call Beds police on 101 quoting crime reference 40/19918/18. You can also call the town council clerk Susan Foulkes on 01462 733722 or email townclerk@arleseytc.co.uk.

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