Alford

Racist and homophobic balloons found at war memorial park

Balloons displaying alleged racist, homophobic and abusive words were found tied to the entrance of a recreation park in a Lincolnshire town.

The balloons were discovered at the entrance to the Alford Memorial Recreation Park on South Street, Alford, at 9.50am on Wednesday, January 9.

The park is home to a Second World War memorial.

It is not clear who put them there and with what motive, but the balloons have since been removed.

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 82 of January 9.