High-value camera equipment stolen from Desborough home

It was worth more than £16,000

Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 9:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 9:34 am
Some of the stolen equipment.

Police are urging anyone who has been offered camera equipment for sale in unusual circumstances to come forward after a high-value Desborough burglary.

A force spokesman said that in total more than £16,000 of equipment was taken from a home in Linley Drive in the incident on Saturday (August 8).

Between 6pm and 7pm the burglar entered the home through the rear door and stole a beige Billingham 555 camera bag from the kitchen.

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This camera bag was stolen in the raid.

It contained two Leica SF60 Flash valued at £900, a Leica SL 90-280mm Vario Elmarit camera serial number 4572888 valued at £4,000, a Leica SL 75MM camera serial number 4709364 valued at £3,600, a Leica SL 35MM Camera serial number 4719663 valued at £3,500, a Leica SL camera serial number 5178450 valued at £3,250 and a Leica remote control unit SFC1 valued at £275.

A police spokesman said: "Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this incident, who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in Linley Drive between the stated times or who may have been offered such items for sale in unusual circumstances.

"Anyone who may have any information regarding this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000410625. Or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."

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