police issue appeal after theft of memorial flag for Dylan
have this week appealed for witnesses after the theft of a flag
being flown at half-mast near Burnham-On-Sea's jetty in memory
of toddler Dylan Cecil.
said on Monday that a Union Jack was stolen from the top of Pier
Street on Wednesday August 22nd, just three days after the tragedy
in which four-year-old Dylan died after slipping into the sea.
spokeswoman Claire Stanley told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "An investigation
has been launched following the theft of the flag from the jetty."
around midday on Wednesday August 22nd unknown offenders took
a Union Jack flag that was flying at half mast."
asking the public for help. Anyone who may have seen anyone acting
suspiciously is asked to call us on the police non-emergency number
101, quoting crime reference 92079/12."
was on holiday visiting his grandparents when he fell into the
sea at around 6pm on August 19th. His body was found four days
later on the beach near Burnham Sailing Club by a member of the