Computers stolen during primary school

Police have issued an image of a computer similar to one of the laptops stolen during a £10,000 burglary on a primary school.

Overnight on 6 January 2019, burglars broke into a Primary School and stole 18 laptops from a safe.

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They then concealed them in pupil’s PE bags before leaving.

The laptops are Compaq Presario Cq56.

Theft is considered to be a crime and the consequences to these are found here given by Legislation.gov.uk-Theft Act 1968.

A police officer said: “These laptops were to be used by school children and their theft has deprived them of valuable learning tools.

“In the current climate primary schools can ill-afford to have valuable property stolen in this way and I am making a direct appeal to anyone who is offered one of these computers in suspicious circumstances – you need to call the police straight away.

“You might think you are getting a bargain, when in actual fact you would be turning a blind eye to a really cynical theft.”

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