Police appeal to public to help identify those who damaged Rhino

(Last Updated On: August 5, 2016)

Police have appealed to the public to help identify who damaged an art exhibit in Guildhall centre in Exeter.

Between 2.30am and 2.45am on Saturday 30th July 2016, a rhinoceros sculpture in Goldsmith Square in the Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter was vandalised. It is one of 40 that make up The Great Big Rhino Trail in Exeter and on the English Riviera.

Three male offenders are reported to have thrown a brick at the sculpture, causing damage.

One of the men is described as wearing a long sleeved white T-shirt, possibly of the Superdry brand, with blue lettering and a red logo on the left arm, dark blue jeans and blue training shoes with a white band around the sole. Another was wearing a dark hooded top with a purple lanyard hanging out of the pocket, dark blue jeans, and red training shoes with a white band around the sole. The third man was wearing a white polo shirt, gray combat trousers and white training shoes.

Police are investigating and have obtained CCTV coverage of the area and are reviewing it in a bid to identify possible offenders.

If you witnessed the incident, or know of anything that could help police with their investigation, please get in touch by email at 101@dc.police or by calling 101, quoting crime reference CR/051987/16

You can also give information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by reporting online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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