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Can you identify plant vandals?

An appeal for information has been issued after damage to new planting in Boston town centre.

Plants in planters in Strait Bargate were torn out and thrown down, one planter was completely turned over and some plants were stolen.

Boston Borough Council's anti-social behaviour officers are investigating the incident and will either forward any evidence of criminal damage to Lincolnshire Police or deal with offenders directly, using powers under anti-social behaviour legislation. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact the council, anonymously if they wish, on 01204 314200.

Cllr Claire Rylott, the council's portfolio holder for tourism, arts, culture and heritage, said: "We continue to see a very small minority in the town spoiling it for others to enjoy. These people need to think twice about their actions and the detrimental impact it continues to have on our town. They clearly do not care about the surroundings they live in and are not aware of how many people are involved in making this town a brighter and better place to live. Perhaps they should stand back for a moment and think about how they would feel if vandalism occurred  to their property. This doesn't just happen in Boston, it is nationwide. Let's hope we find them on camera and they are dealt with accordingly.  While towns like ours are only in the headlines for bad news we will struggle to encourage professional people to live and work here."