Scout Group’s trailer stolen - po­lice ap­peal

Loughborough Echo - - NEWS -

A SCOUT leader has told the Echo they feel “sad, fed up and quite ir­ri­tated” fol­low­ing the theft of the group’s trailer.

The Bel­ton and Hath­ern Scout Group dou­ble axle box trailer is be­lieved to have been taken from the vicin­ity of the Bull Ring, Shep­shed, be­tween Au­gust 28 and Septem­ber 4.

As­sis­tant Scout leader Peter Guy told the Echo the group used the trailer for tak­ing kit to camps and on other trips/ac­tiv­i­ties, and not hav­ing it has im­pacted the group.

He told the Echo: “We’ll carry on and hope­fully peo­ple will help us out if we need it. We’re hop­ing the in­sur­ance may pay some of its value but that may leave us short so we may have to do some fundrais­ing. We’re ob­vi­ously very sad, fed up and quite ir­ri­tated.”

A spokesper­son for Le­ices­ter­shire Po­lice told the Echo the in­ci­dent is be­ing treated as a theft.

They said: “It is be­lieved to have hap­pened be­tween Au­gust 28 and Septem­ber 4. En­quiries are on­go­ing at the moment.”

Pic­tured is the Bel­ton and Hath­ern Scout Group trailer.

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