Thieves steal £700 worth of stock from a Romford charity shop
PUBLISHED: 18:45 18 March 2013
2010 Getty Images
Thieves stole £700 worth of stock from a charity shop, including three bikes and a DVD player.
The stock was stolen from Richard House Children’s Hospice shop, in Victoria Road, Romford, on Thursday, March 14, at about 12.15am. Police believe a white man got into the shop through two outbuildings at the back of the shop.
Mandy Sell, manager of the shop, said: “We are extremely disappointed and upset about the break-in at our Romford Shop. Any burglary is distressing, but it has come as a shock to both myself and the hardworking volunteers here that anyone would ransack a charity shop.
“They stole about £700 in stock and this is a serious loss to not only the shop, but of course Richard House Children’s Hospice as a charity.
“If anyone can donate items to help us replace the missing contents we would be especially grateful for the support at this difficult time.”
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Romford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.