Police want to solve graffiti tag ‘whodunnit’ but warn Facebook readers: don’t name and shame culprits publicly

PUBLISHED: 14:38 09 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:38 09 February 2018

A case of who dunnit but East Cambs Police urge Facebook readers not to name and shame culprits publicly.

A case of who dunnit but East Cambs Police urge Facebook readers not to name and shame culprits publicly.

Archant

A series of photos posted to social media by East Cambs Police about graffiti tagged litter bins and an electricity control box carried the warning not to name and shame the culprits publicly.

A case of who dunnit but East Cambs Police urge Facebook readers not to name and shame culprits publicly. A case of who dunnit but East Cambs Police urge Facebook readers not to name and shame culprits publicly.

“Please do not name anyone you suspect in the public comments below,” was the stark message posted on the Policing in East Cambridgeshire Facebook page.

All three incidents have taken place in Ely and police are keen to find those responsible.

“If you think you can help us to identify the person who is spraying this tag at a variety of locations across Ely, please contact us via a private message, or call 101,” said a police spokesman.

“You can report any information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

A case of who dunnit but East Cambs Police urge Facebook readers not to name and shame culprits publicly.A case of who dunnit but East Cambs Police urge Facebook readers not to name and shame culprits publicly.

The spokesman added: “Sharing this post will help us to reach more viewers. Many thanks for your assistance.”

More news stories

Yesterday, 19:24

Rotarians, scouts and the promise of a squad of 50 volunteer stewards will run this year’s Ely fireworks display on Cherry Hill – and the Ely Standard has agreed to be its print media partner.

Yesterday, 12:00

Fleet Street journalist Andrew Pierce was today the feeling the pangs of embarrassment after being hoodwinked by a satirical blog that falsely stated the UKIP flag was flown over Ely Cathedral.

Yesterday, 15:28

Human bones have been found near a pathway in the cemetery of Chatteris Parish Church.

Yesterday, 15:27

An annual charity motorcycle ride in memory of biker Phil Beeton will be taking place this weekend.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy