Police are appealing for information after over £700 of meat was stolen from an outbuilding at a Pilling hotel.
The theft occurred sometime between 3.00 and 9.00pm on the 23rd December when someone stole a large quantity of meat from a storage freezer inside an insecure outbuilding in the grounds of Springfield House Hotel on Wheel Lane.
The items taken include, turkey crowns, shoulders of lamb and lamb shanks, duck fillets, pork, bacon, gammon and geese. The people responsible also helped themselves to cheese and a crate of lager.
PC Robert Tugman said, “If anyone noticed any suspicious activity in the area then we would urge them to contact police.
“It is likely the offenders could have tried to sell on the meat in the street, in pubs or from possible from the back of a vehicle. Members of the public being offered such items for sale are urged to contact police on 101 with as much information as possible.”
Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org
Items taken: 3 X TURKEY CROWNS, 20 X SHOULDER OF LAMB, 40 X DUCK FILLETS, 35 X LAMB SHANKS, RIB EYE STEAKS, FRENCH TRIMMED CHICKEN SUPREME, RINDLESS BACK BACON , WHOLE LOIN OF PORK, ROASTING STRIPLOIN FARM ASSURED, HORSE SHOE GAMMON JOINT, 3 X GEESE ALL IN ANDERTONS BUTCHERS PACKAGING. AROUND £100 of CHEESE AND A CRATE OF PERONI LAGER. Total value of theft over £700.