The below press release was issued by our Corporate Communications department recently following a burglary at the St Giles Hospice Shop in Walsall Town Centre, I’m republishing it here too in case anyone missed it.
I’m in charge of the case and with the victim being a cancer charity, I’m obviously keen to do all I can to find out who was responsible.
Walsall Town Centre Charity Shop Targeted
Walsall Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a charity shop in the town centre.
Thieves smashed their way into the St Giles Hospice Shop on the High Street at some point between Saturday 22 March at 3:40pm and Monday 24 March at 8:20am.
A grey Navman iCN320 sat-nav was stolen from a display cabinet before the thieves made good their escape.
PC Stanley, from the Walsall Investigation Team, said: “This was a particularly cruel break in with the victim being a charity shop run by volunteers.
“The St Giles Shop raises money for people suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses, we are keen to catch and prosecute the persons responsible as soon as possible.
“We urge people in the local area to think if they have been offered such an item for sale in recent and if they may have information to pass to the investigation team.”
Anyone with information is urged to call PC Stanley on 101 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.