CCTV footage of a group of young people thought to be responsible for a spate of graffiti across Falmouth has been released by the police in a bid to identify them.

Devon and Cornwall Police and Falmouth Town Council are seeking any information that may lead to identifying four individuals responsible for a spate of graffiti across Falmouth between the dates of January 17 and 18.

Falmouth Packet:

The group have graffitied various locations from Market St in the town centre as far as Castle Beach and Tunnel Beach along the sea front, including numerous sites in between.

Falmouth Town Council sites, BT junction boxes, local business and residential sites have been indiscriminately defaced with spray cans in a mindless spree of vandalism.

A spokesperson for the town council said: "These individuals have been using the quiet streets of the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to engage in vandalism while agencies are engulfed in COVID-related issues.

"This is a time for everyone to come together in solidarity, not take advantage of the situation to deface public property."

The group comprises of three males and on female, all white and between the ages of 16 and 25. They are likely to be Falmouth residents.

The Police and Council are sharing two clips that show the group on Arwenack Street during the early hours on 18/01/21.

One clip reveals graffiti damage being committed by the same group in an alleyway off the main street of the town centre.

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"We urge members of the public with any information to contact the local police via Crime Stoppers. Your help could lead to the perpetrators being held accountable for their abuse of our beautiful town," said the spokesperson.

Falmouth Packet:

Anyone who has information that could assist the police in their investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on: 0800 555 111

Quoting crime reference number CR/004279/21