Police slam ‘despicable attack’ on grave at Ballymena’s Ballee Cemetery

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Ballee Cemetery.

POLICE have slammed a “despicable attack” on a grave in Ballymena in which a headstone was damaged and flowers uprooted.

The damage was caused at Ballee Cemetery on the Toome Road and happened some time between 9am and 12.30pm on Tuesday.

Writing on the PSNI Ballymena Facebook page a spokesperson said on Wednesday: “As Police we often see the worst humanity has to offer, but this is a new low even for us.

“Who would stoop so low to attack a grave?

“The grave had flowers and plants uprooted which we believe were then thrown around, the headstone itself was also damaged.

“If you can assist us with our enquiries into this despicable crime please give us a call on 101 quoting reference 508 6/11/18

“Alternatively you can speak anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555”.

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