Posted: Mon 16th Jul 2012

Wrexham Thieves Go Postal After Postbox Stolen Near Llay

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This article is old - Published: Monday, Jul 16th, 2012

Thieves in Wrexham have quite literally gone postal after stealing a post box and making off with the door of another in two rural areas of the town. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The thieves first struck sometime between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning Jwhen they lifted a pillar box off its pedestal at the junction of Gresford Road and Forest Road near LLay. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The the second incident the door was taken off a post box on Croeshowell Lane, Burton. In this incident the mail was not taken. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Police believe the thieves my try to sell the post box and door over the internet. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Inspector Nick Evans for Wrexham Rural said: “I would urge anyone being offered one for sale to report it and if anyone should see suspicious activity around post boxes, especially at night, to call the police.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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