INFORMATION APPEAL – THEFT OF RUGS – SOUTHPORT
Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a theft near Southport town centre on Saturday 5 January.
Officers were called to Carpet Discount Direct Ltd on Duke Street following reports that a number of rugs had been stolen from the display stand situated outside the shop.
It is believed that, at around 3.30pm on Saturday afternoon, a group of four men pulled up outside the shop in two cars, a silver Vauxhall Astra van and a black BMW, jumped out and stole a number of rugs worth a substantial amount.
A full investigation into the matter is underway.
Constable Laura Gray, said: “This incident happened on a main road in a busy area of Southport at a time when there is likely to have been a number of people around. I urge those who may have witnessed the incident or have information that may assist our investigation to contact us.
“I also ask that if you have been offered a rug/rugs matching those in the pictures recently, please call our officers on 0151 777 3441 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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