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Stone flower planter broken by vandals at Sidmouth church

PUBLISHED: 15:40 11 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:59 11 August 2017

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend.

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend.

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The incident occurred last weekend where two stone flower planters were pushed over.

A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend. A pair of stone flower planters were pushed over outside Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend.

Vandals struck at Sidmouth Parish Church at the weekend causing damage to a stone flower planter.

Members of the church found one of the flower urns outside the southern entrance have been broken when they arrived on Sunday morning (August 5).

A second planter had also been pushed over.

The heavy pots had only recently had flowers planted by Sidmouth in Bloom ahead of the visit from national judges.

Churchwarden Professor Brian Golding, said: “I suspect drunken high spirits late at night.

“We found out Sunday morning, the one that was still in tact we managed to get back on its pedestal.

“The other one we will have to wait to see if it’s possible to mend.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting crime reference 065515/17.

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