Police step up action after vandals cause damage in north Derbyshire churchyard
Police have stepped up action after numerous reports of vandalism within the grounds of a church in north Derbyshire.
Dronfield Safer Neighbourhood Team said that, over the past four weeks, there has been a number of ‘damage incidents’ that have occurred in the grounds of St Swithins Church, in Holmesfield.
“As a result has caused emotional impact to the victims involved due to flowers been damaged, sentimental pots and signage also damaged,” they said.
Officers are now working closely with the parish office and the church to offer crime prevention advice, community engagement seeking information and take action with some preventative measure as well.
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