Police in Derry/Londonderry are investigating the theft of wreaths from the Diamond War Memorial during the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 5 July.  

The theft, which is being treated as a sectarian hate crime, occurred shortly before 2.30am.

Chief Inspector Luke Moyne said: "We are making enquiries, and we're appealing to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the Diamond area around this time, or who knows where the wreaths were taken, to contact us on 101 quoting 143 of 05/07/23."

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/  You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/