Police recover £40,000 worth of suspected stolen items from car in Sheffield

Police have recovered around £40,000 worth of suspected stolen items after stopping a car in Sheffield.

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 6:52 pm

Officers from the Sheffield North East Neighbourhood Policing Team came across the small Renault car acting suspiciously on Colley Drive, Parson Cross, in the early hours of this morning.

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Posting on Facebook, they said: “The two occupants had managed to jam approx £40,000 worth of suspected stolen electrical items, clothing, cosmetics and ahem... a couple of “adult” themed items into the car.”

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The suspected stolen items which were recovered by police

Both men were arrested and are currently in custody in Shepcote Lane Police Station.

The force said they believe a truck may have been broken into ‘at a services somewhere’.

Anyone with information as to the owner of the goods is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 12 of May 11.