Thieves steal batteries and lead from Market Harborough Golf Club

Police appeal
Police appeal

Thieves have broken into Market Harborough Golf Club and stole batteries and a large quantity of lead from the clubhouse roof.

The break-in happened sometime between 7.40pm on Thursday (December 18) and 4.15am the following morning (December 19).

Northants police issued a witness appeal the very next day, in stark contrast to recent appeals from Leicestershire police which have taken as long as a month.

Northants police officers said a large number of batteries were stolen from golf buggies parked at the club, in Great Oxendon Road.

Thieves broke into the club’s grounds while the complex was closed, and the thieves took what police are describing as ‘a large quantity’ of lead from the roof of the clubhouse.

The secretary of the club today (Monday) told Mail senior reporter Alex Dawson that the directors of the club did not want to comment on the break-in.

Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about the incident, are urged to contact Northamptonshire Police by using the police 101 number, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Story by Alex Blackwell.

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