A plaque commemorating Brighton’s first Jewish resident has been found smashed on the ground.
The plaque, dedicated to Israel Samuel, read: “Brighthelmstone’s first Jewish resident lived in a building near this site 1766 – 1806”
The plaque was unveiled in 2016 on Brighton’s East Street in a special ceremony.
The smashed plaque is understood to have been reported to the police as “third party report of criminal damage with a hate marker”.
If you have any more information, please contact the police on 101 quoting reference number: 139732