Thursday, 7 November 2013

Morecambe Poppy Box Thief sought

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they need to speak with after a poppy charity box was stolen from a hotel on Morecambe promenade.

The theft took place around 6.30pm on Sunday 27th October 2013 at the Pier Hotel on Marine Road Central when the charity box, which was thought to contain around £30, was stolen from the bar.

PC John Bradshaw said: “This is a despicable offence and I would urge anyone who has any information about the identity of the man in the CCTV image to contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting crime reference BB1304162.”

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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