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Hundreds of pounds worth of kids football kits stolen in Saltney break in

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Saturday, Jan 6th, 2018.

UPDATE:

Police have posted an update on this theft:

Please can i appeal for witnesses to Burglary other than dwelling at Tegid Way in Saltney, occurred sometime between 20.45 hrs on the 5th January 2018 – 08:00 6th January 2018.

The items stolen were :-
a Carrera Vanquish racing bike, green and white in colour, adult male
Makita drill and driver set 
Bosch cordless drill blue/green in colour
1 full Adidas youth kit, all black and red with stripes – whole team kit – they were numbered but Saltney badge not on them as yet
40 adult black Adidas shorts and 40 black socks
20 pairs of Macron football gloves with rubber dots for a grip

The football items belonged to Saltney Town FC and it’s a sad loss that the youth kit has been stolen. There are many local children who play for Saltney Town and they’re very upset about what’s happened.
Crime reference RC18000958

Thieves have stolen football kits worth hundreds of pounds from a residential garage in Saltney.

Saltney Town Football Club secretary said today the garage on Tegid Way in Saltney was broken into overnight with two sets of the red and black Adidas junior football kits worth around £1000 were taken.

Thieves also took 40 sets of black Adidas shorts, 20 pairs of Macron gloves as well as power tools and a bike.

“They could only really sell them on to other kids football teams, most of whom will know that ours have been stolen a spokesperson for the club said.

Saltney Councillor Veronica Gay

“This is a totally despicable theft from Saltney Town Football Club and I appeal to anyone out there to help find the culprits – any whisper of offering these items for sale in pubs, social media please pass the information to the police – someone out there knows who did this wicked act and should do the right thing and report it.”

If you know anything or have seen any items which you believe could be related to the theft please call North Wales Police on 101.

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