13 Apr 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating criminal damage to the Cofiwch Dryweryn memorial on the A487 near Llanrhystud.

Officers are aware that the memorial has been repeatedly damaged with graffiti over the last few months and that this is causing significant distress both locally and nationally.

Officers are currently at the scene gathering evidence. Inspector Chris Fraser is leading the response and has said: “I understand the strength of feeling about the Cofiwch Dryweryn memorial, and that repeated damage to it has caused significant upset in the community. 

“I want to give reassurance that we are taking this matter seriously, and will carry out a full investigation in to this mindless damage.

“I’d also like to appeal for anyone with information about the criminal damage to come forward and speak to us by calling 101.”

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference 55 of April 13.