Heartless thieves have stolen the memorial to a stillborn baby girl in a sickening theft.

Sussex Police are appealing for information after a memorial to a baby girl was stolen in Telscombe Cliffs.

A white Arum lily had been planted in a rippled stone pot six years ago by a family in memory of their stillborn daughter.

The pot and four foot plant were taken from the front garden of a home in Telscombe Cliffs Way between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday.

PC Anna Batchelor said: "This is a particularly upsetting crime for the victims.

"They desperately want the plant to be returned to them and are appealing to anyone who can help them get it back.

"Please keep a look out for the plant and the pot and contact us if you see them."

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting serial 1206 of 11/07, email



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