Sentimental items stolen from child’s grave in Boston

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Police have issued an appeal after sentimental items that were left on the grave of a child in Boston Crematorium were stolen.

Officers say a trinket box, ornamental turtles, glass angels and a gnome were taken at some point between 5pm on Sunday, March 16 and 12.15pm on Sunday, March 23.

PCSO David McPherson said: “This is the second theft from a grave that has been reported to the police in a year but it is suspected that others are taking place and not being reported.

“We at Lincolnshire police encourage everyone to report theft from grave if this has happened to you or someone you know or if you have witnessed any suspicious activity within the crematorium please report it to your local team or at your local police station.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101.