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24-carat gold-plated rose stolen from grave in Dundee

Balgay Cemetery
The rose was placed at a grave on the north side of Balgay Cemetery in Dundee

Police are investigating after a gold-plated rose was stolen from a grave in a Dundee cemetery.

The ornament disappeared sometime between Thursday 1 May and Wednesday 14 May from a grave at the north side of Balgay Cemetery on Glamis Road.

The rose had been through a 24-carat gold-dipping process and had painted pink petals and green leaves.

Police said the family who owned the rose were upset by the theft, and appealed for information.

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