Family distressed after thief robs tributes from graveside

The robber stole a number of memorial ornaments from the cemetery in Angus last weekend.

Gravestone: The thief struck at Brechin Cemetery. <strong>Pixabay</strong>
Gravestone: The thief struck at Brechin Cemetery. Pixabay

A family has been left distressed after a thief  stole tributes from a graveside in Angus.

As well a metal and ceramic ornamental rose, they also pinched two plastic jars in the shape of footballs with solar lights in them, and a small model bus.

The robber struck at Brechin Cemetery at some point between 1pm on Saturday and 3.45pm on Sunday.

Police Scotland branded it a “particularly upsetting crime”.

A spokesperson stated: “They are not hugely valuable in monetary terms, but are obviously extremely important to the family of the deceased.”

If you have any information, call 101.

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