'Serious damage' to memorial bench at view point

A picture of the broken bench at Hartside Summit View Point
Police are appealing for information about who caused the damage to the bench [Eden police]

A memorial bench at a beauty spot has been subject to "serious damage", say police.

It happened at Hartside Summit View Point, Alston, in Cumbria.

Eden Police issued a plea for information on Saturday to find who was responsible.

It said a picnic bench at Fairhill Recreation ground in Alston had also been damaged.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

The damaged bench
Police are investigating the damage [Eden police]

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