Poole man arrested over alleged criminal damage to headstones at Dorset cemetery
A man from Poole has been arrested over alleged vandalism to headstones at a cemetery.
More than 25 gravestones were wrecked - several belonging to children at Poole Cemetery.
A 23-year-old Poole man has been arrested and is helping police with their enquiries.
Police Sergeant Ray Willmore of Poole Police said: "I would like to speak with anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in this area.
"This damage has caused untold stress for the relatives who have loved ones buried at the cemetery.
"This behaviour will not be tolerated and I am appealing for anyone with information to contact police urgently. All calls will be dealt with in confidence."
Witnesses or anyone with information should contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 26:177.