Chainsaws stolen in Barnstaple garden centre raid

POLICE in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses to help them catch a green-fingered burglar red handed. Expensive items of garden machinery were stolen from St John s Garden Centre, Whiddon Valley, following a break-in on June 27, between 10.40 and 10.50

POLICE in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses to help them catch a green-fingered burglar red handed.

Expensive items of garden machinery were stolen from St John's Garden Centre, Whiddon Valley, following a break-in on June 27, between 10.40 and 10.50pm.

Two chainsaws - one Husqvarna 35cc worth �161, and a Husqvarna 50cc, worth �365 - were taken during the 10-minute raid. Damage totaling �50 was also caused to the property.

Anyone with information is asked to call 08452777444 and quote crime reference CB/09/2590 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800555111.


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