Police issue appeal following theft of '˜treasured' items

AN appeal has been launched in an effort to recover a number of '˜treasured' items stolen from a vehicle in Lancashire.

Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 2:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 3:54 pm
A pair of black and white Blitz Fire Power 10oz gloves with the name Mick written on them that were stolen form a vehicle in Haslingden.

The items, that are of sentimental value, include two sets of boxing gloves which the victim is particularly keen to locate.

The first pair is described as black and white Blitz Fire Power 10oz gloves with the name ‘Mick’ written on them.

The second is described as red, black and white 16oz Mar gloves, also with the name ‘Mick’ written on them.

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A holdall, glasses, sunglasses and other sports accessories were also taken.

The incident occurred some time overnight between June 30 and July 1, when the vehicle was parked on the driveway of a house on Buckingham Close, Haslingden.

Det Con Phil McGauley, of Burnley CID, said: “This theft has left the victim without some treasured items, which he has owned for a long time, and we would urge anybody who has seen them to get in touch with us.

“The items are distinctive as they have a name written on them and we are keen to see them returned to their rightful owner.

“Similarly, we would also like to track down the person who committed the theft and anybody with information about the incident, or who may have witnessed it, is also urged to make contact with us.”

Anybody with information should ring 101 quoting crime reference EF1607643. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be reached anonymously on 0800 555 111.