Police investigating weekend thefts in Stamford

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POLICE are investigating a number of thefts which took place in Stamford over the weekend.

The shed at Castlegate Montessori nursery, in the grounds of Malcolm Sargent Primary School in Empingham Road, was broken into at some point between Friday night and this morning (Monday).

A panel on the front of the shed was torn open and two red tricycles and three scooters were stolen, although one tricycle was later found in Casterton Road.

Nursery manager Kim Glitherow said: “It is not about the money, it is the value to the children.

“They haven’t got anything to play on now.”

Staff are currently investigating whether anything else was taken from the shed.

A white dinghy was stolen from the bank of the River Welland near Wharf Road in Stamnford between Friday evening and Saturday morning.

The 9ft by 4ft rowing boat had been chained to a mooring on the river bank.

And Equilibrium spa and beauty shop in St Paul’s Street was broken into in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday) morning. Thieves stole a large amount of cash from the till.

Police are also looking into the theft of ladders from a rear garden in Vine Street. The theft is believed to have taken place between 10am on June 30 and 6pm on Tuesday last week.

If you have information on any of these incidents, call police on 101.