Posted: Fri 18th Mar 2016

Businesses Targeted In Blaenau Ffestiniog

This article is old - Published: Friday, Mar 18th, 2016

An appeal for witnesses and information is being made after two businesses were targeted by thieves in the Blaenau Ffestiniog area. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sometime between 6pm on Thursday 10th March and 8:30am on Friday 11th March a burglary occurred at the Llechwedd site whereby various buildings were targeted and items stolen. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The unknown offender(s) are believed to have entered the site via the main gate. Entry was gained into the ‘Zip World’ reception building where boxes containing 20 GARMIN head cameras were stolen. A small amount of cash was also taken. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Specialist computer equipment, including CCTV cameras, video production cameras and a television – including a specialist outdoor television was stolen from the Llechwedd site during the same time frame. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Crime Scene Investigators attended to carry out examinations of the scenes and police enquiries are ongoing. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

PC Carwyn Ap Tomos said: “The stolen equipment is worth a substantial amount of money, therefore we are keen to speak to anybody who may have information that could assist the investigation, or anybody who may know the whereabouts of the specialist equipment to contact us. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“One of the items that was stolen was a USB device which had sentimental film footage and the owners are desperate for its return.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at Blaenau Ffestiniog Police Station on 101, quoting reference number RC16034940. Alternatively please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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