Bogus Poster Campaign Prompts Police Investigation Around Godalming

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By PatHill | Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 12:53

Detectives in the Godalming area are asking for information from the public after a number of malicious posters purporting to be from the local council have been put up in the borough.

The bogus notices have been pinned to the doors of  public buildings in the area including the  Denningberg Centre in Godalming, sometime between 5pm on Friday, 20 July and 9am on Monday, 23 July.

The information on the fliers refers to allocation of housing in the borough in an offensive manner and those who posted the information are unknown.

Waverley Neighbourhood Inspector Tom Budd said: "This type of malicious, discriminatory communication will not be tolerated and Surrey Police will look to prosecute those responsible.  It is totally unacceptable to put such offensive messages out in the community which could stir up tensions amongst residents.  I would appeal to anyone who knows who is responsible for this activity to call Surrey Police as soon as possible.

Anyone with information is asked to call Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference WV/12/3170.  Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.   



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