Belfast Telegraph

Monday 1 September 2014

Ligoneil soldiers' memorial vandalised - police treat paint damage as hate crime

.
.

Police are treating the vandalism of a memorial in north Belfast as a hate crime.

Paint was thrown at the monument at White Brae, Squire's Hill, which marks the IRA killing of three Scottish soldiers in 1971.

The criminal damage was reported on Monday but police could not say when it is believed to have taken place..

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tennent Street Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest News

Latest Sport

Latest Showbiz