The Stratford Canal refuge is located approximately half-way between Wilmcote Manor Bridge and the A46 bridge at Bishopton.

Police are appealing for witnesses to this incident and a separate one which saw damage caused to a narrow boat in the same vicinity.

The incidents occurred at some time between 20th and 27th May.

Anyone with information about the incidents should contact Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 383.