Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Appeal following theft of garden ornaments

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of two garden ornaments from a house on Main Street, Normanton near Bottesford, Leicestershire.
The incident happened between 5pm on Monday April 20 and 11am on Tuesday April 21, when two stone ornaments were taken from the top of two pillars situated at the entrance to the driveway.
The ornaments were described as stone Pineapples, around three to four feet in height.
PC Pete Starbuck, the officer investigating the incident, said: "It could be likely that the ornaments were moved from the property with the use of a vehicle and so we are appealing to people who may have seen a suspicious looking vehicle in the area at the time of the incident.
"We would like anyone with any information on the theft or anyone who has been approached by someone trying to sell an ornament like the ones described to contact us."
Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 842 Pete Starbuck on Leicester (0116) 222 2222, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer's identification number 0842. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous on 0800 555 111.

(Reproduced from In Loughborough 29th April)

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