North West Wales

Boy, 14, arrested after Caernarfon poppies destroyed

Poppies scattered around storage facility in Caernarfon Image copyright NWP

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after thousands of pounds worth of remembrance poppies were destroyed in Gwynedd.

The incident was uncovered in a storage facility in Caernarfon on 27 April.

North Wales Police said the poppies were now unusable and have had to be disposed of.

The boy was arrested on Tuesday, and has now been released on police bail. Officers said inquiries were continuing.