Good­wood camp­sites ‘tar­geted by thieves’

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - This Week -

Cam­pers at this year’s Good­wood Re­vival claim tents were slashed and bro­ken into, and po­lice con­firm sev­eral thefts were re­ported.

Jenni Nut­tall, se­nior me­dia re­la­tions of­fi­cer for Sus­sex Po­lice says: ‘A re­port was re­ceived that one tent had been bro­ken into three nights run­ning. Food, a bat­tery pack, bank cards and train tick­ets had been stolen. Two more tents and one car had mo­bile phones stolen and an­other two tents and a mo­torhome had bags stolen from them.’

A num­ber of show­go­ers took to so­cial me­dia, claim­ing that the at­tacks at Lord March’s es­tate near Chich­ester, Sus­sex on 8-11 Septem­ber were car­ried out us­ing knives to cut through tents to steal mo­bile phones and watches.

Laura Gil­bert-Burke, spokesper­son for Good­wood says: ‘Mi­nor thefts in one of the camp­sites were re­ported and the po­lice are look­ing into them.’

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