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Appeal after sentimental footage stolen in Rowney Green raid

Posted on February 23 2011 at 6:21:56

Rowney Green home raiders stole a camcorder containing sentimental footage of the owner’s two young children.

The camcorder was stolen along with other electrical items from a home in Storrage Lane on Monday, February 7.

Thieves broke in between 12.40pm and 3.30pm and stole a Nintendo Wii console and accessories worth £250, a Sony Camcorder worth £250, a grey iPod Nano worth £100, a battery charger for a Pentax camera worth £13, a tan coloured camera case worth £20 and a man’s metallic brown and silver Ridgeback Hybrid mountain bike worth £680.

Det Con Tony Flannagan said: “The theft of this video footage has caused great distress to the owners and we would appeal for its safe return.

“It is possible that the offenders may try to sell the camcorder and some of the other items, so we would ask anyone who is approached to buy second hand goods of this description to contact us immediately.

“If anyone does buy a second hand Sony camcorder and finds it has footage of a young children on it they should call us as soon as possible.”

“We would urge anyone with information relating to this incident to pass this on to police as soon as possible. It happened in broad daylight so we would welcome calls from anyone who noticed any unusual activity in the road.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Flannagan at Bromsgrove CID on 0300 333 3000 ext 66706, quoting incident no 559-S-070211, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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