Thieves steal Â£10,000 of military equipment from village firm
Military vehicle equipment worth more than Â£10,000 has been stolen from a village business.
Police said the equipment had been taken from Jankel Armoured, on the Mackley Industrial Estate at Small Dole, over the past few weeks.
On Wednesday March 1 the company reported four two-way radio sets, valued at £1200 each, and five Zeon Wam vehicle winches, valued at £1800 each, had been stolen.
It is believed they have since been sold on a Facebook Selling site and police are appealing to help trace the items.
PC Claire Richardson of Worthing Investigations said: “Our enquiries lead us to believe that some if not all of the parts have been sold on a Facebook selling site, probably in the local Brighton or Worthing area.
“If anyone believes they may have purchased these stolen items, or has any information, please email us at [email protected] quoting serial 339 of 01/03.”
You can also report online to https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or call 101.
A 42-year-old man, from Hove, has been arrested on suspicion of theft. He has been bailed until April 24 while enquiries continue.
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