Youngster will make amends for damaging gravestone near Banbury by doing voluntary work at the church

A youngster will make amends for damaging a historic gravestone near Banbury by doing voluntary work at the church.
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PC Shayler of the Thames Valley Police Rural Crime Taskforce identified the offender, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, and issued a "community resolution" for the criminal damage caused.

The police, along with the youngster’s parents and a church representative, agreed to this restorative method of dealing with the incident rather than criminalising it, in the hope that a lesson would be learned.