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Colchester: Owners of potentially stolen goods asked to come forward



Police have asked the owners of potentially stolen items to claim their possessions.


The items were seized from a 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of burglary in Laburnum Grove, Colchester, in the early hours of July 3.

The teeanger has been released on police bail until August 14 pending further enquiries.

Officers would like the owners of the following items to come forward.

• 2x coin albums

• 11x boxed Royal Mint coin collections

• a loose coin collection

• a collection of collectors coins

• a stamp collection

• a hedge cutter

• a glass cutter

• a leaf blower

• fishing rods in a black bag

• a set of wing mirrors

• batteries

• an iPhone box

• an Orange SIM card

• boxed fuses

• boxed knife

Anyone who believes any of the items could be theirs should call PC Amanda Cook at Colchester police station on 101.

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