A reward of £500 is being offered for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person/s responsible for the theft of a white Land Rover, registration number 1397.

This vehicle was stolen from the taxi bay next to Greenlands, Jamestown, on the night of Saturday, 30 September 2017, and was recovered from a lane behind the Kingdom Hall, Longwood, on Sunday, 1 October 2017.

This vehicle is very distinctive. It is white in colour, but the driver and passenger doors are painted black. It has a white hard top with a full metal roof-rack. The wheels are white, metal rim, with five retaining wheel nuts.

The spare wheel to this vehicle was taken when it was left abandoned. It had been fitted with a brand new INVOVIC tyre, sized 245 x 70 x 16. This is of immense interest to the police and, despite the theft taking place last year, police ask that if any member of the public has been offered for sale a Land Rover wheel of this description, or knows of anyone coming into possession of such a wheel since the theft took place, to contact the police on tel: 22626 or email: Your call will be taken in confidence.

St Helena Police Detective Constable, Joe Phippard, said:

“It is unfortunate that a few individuals feel the need to take other’s property, which in this case has a real financial loss to the owner. Not only is the vehicle now out of service but there is the additional cost of repair. The public have proven before that by working together, we can make a real difference. Let’s find those who are responsible for this theft. Someone out there will have knowledge of this theft and the whereabouts of the spare wheel. Remember, there is a reward of £500 being offered for the information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.”

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22 August 2018

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470