Woman in jail after how she decided to spend her 4th of July

A woman has been charged with outraging public decency after photos on social media appeared to show an individual urinating against a war memorial.

The posts started with the hunt for the woman peeing: “UK- Grays, Essex, Police hunt woman seen going to the toilet on war memorial” 

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Police have confirmed that she has been arrested following the public outcry.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Officers investigating an incident of outraging public decency in Grays have made an arrest.

“A 42-year-old woman from Grays has been arrested this morning on suspicion of outraging public decency and is awaiting questioning in custody.”

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The war memorial pays tribute to those who were tragically killed in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War.