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War memorial stolen from cemetery
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The memorial was for those who died in World War I
A memorial plaque commemorating those who died in World War I has been stolen from a cemetery on the Isle of Man.

Police said the round cast iron plaque was embedded in concrete on a grave in Peel Cemetery and would have been difficult to remove.

The memorial, which could be seen to be a collector's item, was taken from the cemetery sometime between December 2006 and December 2007.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police or Crimestoppers.

Pc James Evans of Peel police said the plaque is of special significance to many people and the theft has caused much distress.

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