£1,000 reward offered to catch computer burglar

Runcorn and Widnes World: This CCTV image was captured during the burglary This CCTV image was captured during the burglary

A REWARD is being offered after £10,000 worth of computer equipment was stolen from a Widnes business.

Thieves broke into Renard Systems in Waterloo Road earlier this year.

Police have been carrying out extensive enquiries in relation to the incident including CCTV enquiries and forensic enquiries.

A reward of £1,000 is now being offered by the company for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible and the recovery of any of the stolen property.

Police have issued this CCTV image taken during the burglary.

PC Gary Ellison, of Widnes Neighbourhood Policing Unit, said: "Numerous enquiries have been carried out by local officers in relation to this incident and we are urging anyone who has any information, which might assist with our enquiries, to come forward. “We are also appealing to anyone who knows the identity of whoever is responsible to contact us.

“Likewise, if anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen items then we would encourage them to pass on this information."

The break-in happened between 9.25pm on April 1 and 8.20am on 2April 2.

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101.

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9:29pm Tue 9 Oct 12

widnesman says...

The theft occurred on 1st APRIL, and the police are appealing for help over six months later.

This must be the latest April fools joke ever. In fact it`s nearer to next April !st!!
The theft occurred on 1st APRIL, and the police are appealing for help over six months later. This must be the latest April fools joke ever. In fact it`s nearer to next April !st!! widnesman
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5:12pm Wed 10 Oct 12

me1980 says...

It's amazing the difference in response from the Police between two different robberies. Earlier this year a friend of ours had £6,000 of stock stolen from their business premises and the Police just weren't bothered. No checking CCTV, no appeal in the local press, nothing.
It's amazing the difference in response from the Police between two different robberies. Earlier this year a friend of ours had £6,000 of stock stolen from their business premises and the Police just weren't bothered. No checking CCTV, no appeal in the local press, nothing. me1980
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