Medals stolen from home of RAF veteran in Penwortham

Medals belonging to a brave veteran of the British Armed Forces have been stolen from his home in Penwortham, say police.

Sunday, 20th June 2021, 2:57 pm
Updated Sunday, 20th June 2021, 3:10 pm

The medals, awarded to the RAF veteran for his service in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2002 and 2003, were snatched from his home in Penwortham on Sunday, June 13.

Lancashire Police said the burglary took place in broad daylight and a total of five medals were taken.

The force has shared pictures of each of the medals and is appealing for the public's help in finding them.

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The medals, awarded to the RAF veteran for his service in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2002 and 2003, were snatched from his home in Penwortham on Sunday, June 13.. Pic: Lancashire Police

A police spokesman said: "We are appealing for information after a burglary in Penwortham on Sunday, June 13.

"Offender(s) have entered the victim's property during daylight hours and stolen a tin containing five military service medals belonging to the victim that were awarded to him for his service in Afghanistan and Iraq.

"If anyone has any information in relation to this burglary or the known whereabouts of these medals, please email [email protected]"

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