Property Stolen From Grave at Thurso Cemetery

By Reporter, The HighLand Times, Wednesday October 25 2017

Police in Caithness are appealing for information following the theft of property from a grave at Thurso Cemetery.

It is believed that thefts have occurred on two separate occasions from the same grave in the Mount Vernon area of the town sometime between Monday, September 4 and Monday, October 23.

The thefts involved items left in memory of the deceased being removed from the grave.

Constable Stephen Mezals said:

"The items which have been stolen are of sentimental value to the family involved and their theft has caused significant distress.

"Anybody with information relating to these incidents should contact police in Thurso by calling 101, quoting reference NJ5979/17.

"Information can also be left anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."



More From Highland Times

Latest News Live

Ian Blackford Speech to European Policy Centre

SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford MP will outline…

Read More ›

EU Withdrawal Bill

Tories cannot be trusted on citizens’ rights.

Read More ›

View all


Ross County v Celtic

Thousands of supporters are expected to travel for…

Read More ›

IRN-BRU Cup Quarter Final Ties

The upcoming IRN-BRU Cup quarter final ties are:

Read More ›

View all

Clip Of The Day

Britain’s Got Talent Back Searching in Inverness

Britain’s Got Talent brings the search for the nation’s…

Read More ›

Meet Santa on Sunday at Falcon Square

Eastgate Shopping Centre has got its Santa hat on.

Read More ›

Newsletter Signup

Register today and can keep upto date with latest news at Highland Times 24/7