Warning issued after bows and arrows stolen in Oakmere Date published: 17th July 2018 12.04pm

Officers from Northwich CID have issued a warning after a quantity of outdoor shooting equipment was stolen from an activity centre in Oakmere.

Over the past week officers have received two separate reports of burglaries at an outdoor activity centre on Tarporley Road.

The first incident occurred on Tuesday 9 July when two air rifles were stolen. The second burglary took place on Friday 13 July, this time a number of bows and arrows and a quantity of pellets were taken.

DC John Brundrett said: “We are extremely concerned about the whereabouts of this equipment.

“The items stolen are not toys; this is professional equipment which is extremely powerful and can be dangerous in the wrong hands.

“Enquiries in relation to the two incidents are ongoing and a number of the arrows have since been recovered, in the Cuddington and Winsford areas.

"I urge anyone who believes that they may have any information in relation to the incidents, no matter how small, to contact the team here at Northwich quoting incident number IML 122381.

“Information can be reported online at https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries, via telephone on 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.”