MORE than £1,430 of fishing equipment has been stolen from a garden shed in Newton Abbot.
Several rods, reels and tackle were taken from a shed in the rear garden of a house in Oaklands Road.
The incident happened between 11pm on January 17 and 6am on January 18.
A police spokesman said: "The shed was of concrete construction and the securing padlock was forced. A quantity of fishing equipment was stolen."
The stolen equipment included five rods together with reels, one being a silver ABU rocket (chrome QTC cage) and various amounts of tackle.
Anyone who has any information regarding this crime or who may have recently been offered fishing equipment for sale should contact PC Steve Ellyat on 08452 777 444 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting crime number JN/09/142.
(reproduced from the South Devon Herald Express)