Anger after police drop probe into bulldozing of Offa's Dyke

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Anger after police drop probe into bulldozing of Offa's Dyke

Postby Ian Pegler » Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:13 am

from the Oswestry advertiser...

Anger after police drop probe into bulldozing of Offa's Dyke

A DECISION not to carry out a prosecution after an iconic 1,200-year-old piece of history was destroyed has been questioned.
North Wales Police said an investigation into a 50-yard section of Offa’s Dyke – described by heritage experts as priceless – being flattened by a bulldozer has failed to produce sufficient evidence to prove any criminal offence.


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Re: Anger after police drop probe into bulldozing of Offa's

Postby Helen-Healing » Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:33 pm

Clwyd South AM Ken Skates said: “The most important thing is that the section of Offa’s Dyke damaged last year is repaired to a standard that satisfies conservation officers.

Perhaps that's why there's no prosecution?
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