Appeal as vital iPad stolen from charity
Police are investigating the theft of an iPad from a charity shop in Horsham.
The tablet was stolen from Horsham Matters shop in Redkiln Close just before 12 noon on Tuesday June 30.
The charity says that the iPad is vital to its work.
A police spokesman said: “Shortly beforehand a man described as white, in his early 60s, 5ft 5ins, of medium build and wearing jeans, a grey shirt, grey jacket and glasses, was seen to pick up the iPad, which is part of the shop’s equipment, and replace it a couple of times. Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 640 of 30/06.”
In a post on social media, the charity said: “Those involved stole our charity iPad which helps with our online store activities. The loss of this item has a significant impact upon our charity at a time that is already difficult for us.”
● Thieves have broken into a string of garages in Billingshurst. Police say that ‘several’ garages were targeted in Arun Road overnight between June 26-27. A push scooter was stolen from one garage but police say they do not yet know what else was taken. In a separate incident, an attempted break-in was made to a flat in Crawley Road, Horsham, at around 11.30am on June 29.