£8,000 trailer which was stolen five years ago is recovered by police in Straight Drove, Farcett, Peterborough
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An £8,000 trailer which was stolen five years ago was recovered by police in Farcett, near Peterborough yesterday.
Officers from Ely police station carried out a search warrant under section 26 of the Theft Act at a site on Straight Drove.
The officers found the site unattended but discovered a trailer worth £8,000 which was stolen five years ago.
Police said: “The victim, who had only bought the trailer from new a day before it was stolen, did not have insurance on the item.
“We contacted him yesterday to give him the good news and he was delighted.”
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Detective Constable Peter Ware, leading the search, said: “This is a substantial trailer and we had to hoist it out of the site onto the rear of a low loader.
“The gentleman who the trailer will be returned to was very pleased with his good news.”
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If you have information regarding the handling of stolen goods call 101, or Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111.