Posted: Fri 27th Jan 2023

Bangor war memorial damaged in ‘appalling act of vandalism’

North Wales news and information

An appeal for witnesses and information is being made after damage was caused to a landmark war memorial in Bangor. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

At approximately 7.45pm on Sunday (January 22), two youths were seen kicking and damaging the doors of the memorial arch located on Deiniol Road. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

The two boys are described as being aged approximately 15 or 16-years-old. One was wearing a grey tracksuit and the other was wearing grey tracksuit trousers and a black hoodie. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

PC Lew Williams said: “This was an appalling act of vandalism, and we are urging anybody who may have been in the area on Sunday night and who may have dash cam footage to contact us immediately.” ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

Anybody with information that could assist with the ongoing investigation is urged to contact local officers on 101, or via the North Wales Police website by quoting reference number 23000066468. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

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