Haul of weapons, clothing and cash swiped in Bassingbourn burglary where thieves also made off in stolen van
- Credit: Archant
Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to come forward after around 60 air weapons were stolen in a Bassingbourn burglary.
As well as the weapons, high-quality outdoor clothing and cash were also swiped from a premises in Old North Road between 3.30pm on Thursday and 8.10am the following morning.
Thieves forced open a roller shutter door and made off in a white Ford Transit van, which they also stole from the scene.
Det Sgt Andy Denzey said: “It’s likely this was a planned burglary with the offenders knowing exactly what was stored at the premises.
“We would not only appeal for witnesses but urge anyone who is offered air weapons or specialist clothing like shooting jackets and boots to make contact with police.”
You may also want to watch:
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
- 1 Flasher who attacked officers appears in court
- 2 Ex-footballers set for charity match to raise money for hospital cardiology department
- 3 Students' work featured in online art exhibition
- 4 Have you seen missing parrot Charlie?
- 5 Eight picture-perfect picnic spots across East Anglia
- 6 New bus and cycle shelters to help bring sustainable travel to town
- 7 Bassingbourn reverse trend of losses at Helions Bumpstead with fine win
- 8 Motorhome and car involved in A505 crash
- 9 Royston arson: Police renew appeal after flats fire
- 10 Royston Kite Festival decision 'under review' as lockdown extended