Dorset

Poole Cemetery: Man arrested over vandalism of headstones

A man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism of dozens of headstones at a cemetery in Dorset.

More than 25 graves, some of which belong to children, were either knocked over or defaced at Poole Cemetery between Friday and Saturday afternoon.

Sgt Ray Willmore of Poole police said the damage had caused "untold stress" for relatives.

A 23-year-old man from Poole has been arrested and is currently being questioned by police.

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