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Owner sought for recovered stolen fork-lift truck battery: Christian Malford

Date of Incident: 15/02/2012

Posted on: February 16th, 2012 by 2049

Police are keen to trace the owners of a forklift truck battery seized during the day of action that targeted scrap dealerships in the county a fortnight ago.

The battery which is estimated to cost around £4,000 to replace was seized from a van close to a scrap dealership in Christian Malford.

Although enquiries have been made it has not been possible to locate the owner at this time.

Photographs of the battery are attached and officers are keen to hear from anyone who believes it may be theirs.

Anyone with any information or who thinks the item may be theirs is asked to contact Debby Homer of the Local Crime Team in Melksham on 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

NOTE: a 50-year-old man from Dilton Marsh, near Westbury was subsequently arrested on suspicion of theft.

He was later released on police bail.

Contact Details

Division/Station: Melksham Local Crime Team

Name: Debby Homer

Telephone: 101

Incident Location

Christian Malford

The location of the incident marked on this map is approximate