Friday, April 20, 2012

Bronze statue with ‘sentimental value’ stolen from village garden

A BRONZE statue was stolen from outside a house in Codicote

Stolen statue
The theft took place at a house in Hitchin Road between midnight on Monday and 9am on Tuesday.
The statue is a bronze cast statue of children playing on a seesaw.
Pc Keith Harding from the North Herts Safer Neighbourhoods team: “This is a very distinctive statue which has sentimental value for the owner.
“I would urge anyone who may have been in the area and seen anything suspicious in Hitchin Road, Codicote, or who may have any information at all in relation to this incident, to get in touch.”
• Anyone with information should contact Pc Harding on 101 quoting crime reference number G1/12/897.
(Reproduced from Welwyn Hatfield Times 20th April)
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