Motorhome stolen in Rotherham raid tracked down to allotments near Woodhouse, Sheffield

This stolen motorhome has turned up – in allotments in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 12:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 12:53 pm

The vehicle had been left in the car park at the allotments near Woodhouse, and was spotted by neighbourhood police officers as they carried out patrols in the area.

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But when they carried out checks on what the vehicle was doing there, they discovered it had been stolen from a house in Rotherham.

This stolen motorhome has turned up – in allotments in Sheffield.

A spokesman for the Sheffield South East neighbourhood policing team said: “Whilst conducting high visibility patrols PC 1786 and PC 1735 stumbled across a potential stolen motorhome which had been left unattended in a carpark of an allotment on the Woodhouse neighbourhood team patch!

“After conducting numerous enquiries and a bit of digging (but not on the allotments ) officers confirmed that it was in fact stolen from Rotherham the previous day. The motorhome was recovered and is going to be returned with its rightful owner!"