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Child’s birthday presents retrieved by police after being stolen from a car in Leyland

Posted on - 7th April, 2021 - 2:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police
Pic: Lancashire Police

A nine-year-old’s birthday presents had been stolen in a car theft which took place on Monday (April 5) in the Moss Side area of Leyland.

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South Ribble Police said the break-in occurred between 11.10pm and 11.20pm as the immediate response team attended the property in Leyland and arrested a 38 year old female and 40 year old male on suspicion of stealing from a motor vehicle.

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Luckily most of the stolen presents and decorations have now been reunited with the nine-year-old’s parents ready for her birthday surprise.

A spokesperson for South Ribble Police said: “This should act as a timely reminder to please make sure no items of value are left on display and that you lock your vehicles at all times.”

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The male and female who were arrested have been released under investigation whilst further enquiries are made into other possible offences.

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