Swastikas sprayed on D-Day veterans' bench at Twyford Woods Credit Lincolnshire Police 100619
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Swastikas Sprayed On D-Day Veterans' Bench

Police said a number of areas at Twyford Woods, in Lincolnshire, had been defaced.

Swastikas sprayed on D-Day veterans' bench at Twyford Woods Credit Lincolnshire Police 100619

Swastikas sprayed on D-Day veterans' bench at Twyford Woods (Picture: Lincolnshire Police).

A D-Day veterans' bench has been vandalised with Swastikas spray painted onto it in Lincolnshire.

A number of areas inside Twyford Woods were also targeted, including walls and empty fuel drums.

The bench is located at the former home of RAF North Witham, where US aircraft took off for Normandy ahead of the D-Day landings in 1944.

Swastikas sprayed on D-Day veterans' bench at Twyford Woods 2 Credit Lincolnshire Police 100619
The commemorative bench was dedicated to veterans who fought at D-Day (Picture: Lincolnshire Police).

Lincolnshire Police said: "A number of areas within the Twyford Woods site have been defaced with Swastikas in silver and white spray paint.

"This includes a commemorative bench which has been extensively vandalised."

Swastikas sprayed by D-Day veterans' bench at Twyford Woods Credit Lincolnshire Police 100619
Nazi symbols were sprayed onto a wall in Twyford Woods (Picture: Lincolnshire Police).
Swastikas sprayed bn D-Day veterans' bench at Twyford Woods 2 Credit Lincolnshire Police 100619
A Nazi symbol was also sprayed onto a disused fuel drum (Picture: Lincolnshire Police).

Police say the incident happened between Sunday 9 and Monday 10 June.

They are appealing for witnesses with any information to come forward.