Friday, April 10, 2009

Police probe garden centre theft

Police investigating a burglary at the Acres Supply Garden Centre near Warminster have issued CCTV images of a van they are keen to trace.
Police believe the gates of the centre in Bay Tree Farm, Corsley, were broken open at about 12.30am on Sunday, March 3, before the alleged offenders returned about 4am in a white van.
Two bronze statues, one a 1.2 metre antelope and the other an 80cm foal, were stolen.
Detective Constable Jannette Challes said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who recognises the van, it is quite distinctive with a blue line around the middle and has roof rack.
"We are working hard to tackle this type of crime each and every day and information, crime prevention advice and tips for home and business security is always available through one of our crime prevention officers or by contacting their local neighbourhood policing team."
Anyone with any information surrounding this incident is asked to contact PC Robbins at Warminster Police Station on 0845 408 7000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.
Neighbourhood policing teams and crime prevention officers can be contacted through the force website or by calling 0845 408 7000.

(Reproduced from the Wiltshire Times 10th April)

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