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Graffiti vandal sprays paint tag on world heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - police investigating

Police are hunting a graffiti vandal who sprayed their tag onto a much-loved world heritage site.

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Photo: North Wales Police Rural Crime team

Officers with the North Wales Police Rural Crime Team say the spraying at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, near Chirk, happened some time between September and November.

A spokesperson for the rural crime team said: "Sometime between September and November 2023 unknown person(s) have sprayed graffiti on the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct which is not only a schedule one monument but also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Photo: North Wales Police Rural Crime team

"Anyone with information as to who the tag may belong to or has any information that would assist with enquiries is asked to contact North Wales Police and quote reference 23001117304."