Man arrested in connection with grave desecration

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POLICE investigating the desecration of a grave in Tibshelf have arrested a man.

The grave of an elderly woman, whose ashes were interred at the Doe Hill Lane cemetery, was attacked earlier this month.

The plot was dug up and the ashes stolen, along with the headstone.

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man from Annersley in Nottinghamshire on suspicion of theft and criminal damage.

He has been released on bail pending further inquiries. Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.