Police appeal after theft of charity boxes, North Norfolk

Just Regional
Nov 10, 2015 2 mins read

Police are appealing for witnesses after the thefts of three charity boxes in North Norfolk.

The first happened sometime between 7.30am on Monday 26 October and 10am on Wednesday 28 October, when suspects have stolen a charity box containing cash was stolen from St Peter’s Church in Sheringham.

The second occurred sometime between 9am on Monday 2 November and 4pm on Tuesday 3 November 2015, where a charity box containing cash was stolen from an address in Louden Road in Cromer.

The third incident happened sometime between 12pm and 4pm on Wednesday 4 November 2015, when suspect(s) have stolen a charity box containing cash from an address in Station Road in Wells.

Officers are urging premises to make sure their charity boxes are kept secure. Crime Manager for North Norfolk and Broadland Sergeant Toby Gosden said: “We have suspect(s) who are willing to steal from charities and therefore business owners should protect their boxes by making sure they are secured to something within their location.

“They also need to be in a visible area where staff can keep an eye on them and lastly be aware of suspicious activity seen near the charity boxes.”

Officers are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with any information relating to the incidents.

They’re asked to contact Sgt Gosden at North Walsham Police Station on 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at


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