Laughing girls desecrate baby’s grave and throw object at headstone

This is the moment two girls laughed as they videoed themselves messing with the grave of a baby.

The disgusting incident, which was filmed by one of the girls involved, happened at Leigh Cemetery on Manchester Road, Wigan, and was circulated on social media. There are two videos and one shows a girl taking items from the grave of a young child and throwing a Thomas the Tank Engine toy at the headstone while laughing, MEN reports.

In the other video, a girl is seen taking flowers from another grave and pouring them from their container onto the pathway at the cemetery. Many have taken to social media to voice their displeasure of the act which has been branded as ‘disgusting and vile’. One commenter wrote: “It’s absolutely vile! Any decent parent would be disgusted!”

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Another wrote: “Disgusting! They should be ashamed of themselves! Why are they even hanging around the cemetery anyway!” While another called for an intervention from their parents by saying: Hopefully the parents actually do something about it, public apology to the family members and cleaning all the graves up for a start, horrible silly little girls. “

A spokesperson for Wigan Council says officers have visited the cemetery since the video was taken. They confirmed that there is ‘no physical damage’ to the headstone.

Paul Barton, Wigan Council’s director for environment, said: “We are aware of a video from Leigh Cemetery which is circulating on social media. Following reports of this video, our teams have visited the cemetery and we can confirm that there is no physical damage to the headstone.

The young girls recorded themselves messing up a baby’s grave

“We do not condone this behavior in any way and we would like to reassure families that we are committed to ensuring all of our cemeteries are safe places to visit and remember loved ones.”

Greater Manchester Police are also aware of the video and said two suspects are in custody and are “being dealt with”. Thhey tweeted: “The Police are aware of the video that has been circulating on social media regarding an incident that took place at Leigh Cemetery, Manchester Road, Leigh.

“Two suspects are currently in custody and are being dealt with.”

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