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Lowestoft - arrest after 'land train' is stolen

Thomas the Tank Engine

Police investigating the theft of a ‘land train’ vehicle in Lowestoft have arrested a 41-year-old man from the town.

The incident took place just off Kirkley Cliff Road, between Kensington Gardens and St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, some time between 4.30pm on Tuesday 17 July and 10.45am on Wednesday 18 July.

The man was arrested on Monday 30 July on suspicion of burglary and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

He was subsequently released under investigation yesterday evening, Monday 30 July, pending further enquiries.

 

Previous release | 19 July 2018

land train

Officers are appealing for witnesses or information after a burglary in Lowestoft.

The incident took place just off Kirkley Cliff Road, between Kensington Gardens and  St Mary’s Catholic Primary School.  Sometime between 4.30pm on Tuesday 17 July and 10.45am on Wednesday 18 July, offender/s forced entry to a blue shipping container and stole a large, distinctive, ‘road train’ vehicle from within. It is described as a blue ‘locomotive’ with a Thomas the Tank Engine face and an orange canopy and two passenger carriages.

It is thought that a lorry may have been used in remove the vehicle.

Anybody who saw or heard anything suspicious at the time above or who has any information as to the whereabouts of the vehicle are asked to call Lowestoft Police on 101 quoting reference 40241/18. Alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.