£12,000 of equipment stolen from Shrewsbury business yard

By Jordan Reynolds | Shrewsbury | Crime | Published:

About £12,000 worth of building equipment was stolen after a business yard in Shrewsbury was broken into.

Burglars removed several padlocks at the premises in Longden Road and got into a cargo container in the yard.

A red and white Takeuchi TB007 mini digger worth about £7,000, an unbranded petrol welder and a Honda petrol generator both worth about £2,500 were stolen between 4pm on Tuesday and 7.20am on Wednesday.

The burglars also caused about £160 damage to padlocks on the site.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 0078s of February 14.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Reporter for the Shropshire Star covering Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas.

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