On Monday 20th June, around midday, police received a report of the theft of kite boarding equipment to a value exceeding $20,000 CI, from a secured metal trailer located in an open lot at Barkers Beach, West Bay.
The owner of the business from which the equipment was stolen, reported that he had secured the trailer door with two padlocks, at around midday Sunday 19th June. When he returned to the trailer at around 11:30AM Monday, 20th June, he discovered the pad locks had been damaged and access gained to the trailer where over twenty kites and ten kite boards were stolen.
The stolen equipment has distinctive markings, and images of a selection of the items has been provided to aid with identification.
Police are currently investigating this incident and are appealing to anyone with information about the theft or the whereabouts of the equipment to call the West Bay Police Station at 949-3999.
The RCIPS remind the public to be vigilant when purchasing second hand goods. If offered kite boarding equipment (or any second hand goods) under questionable circumstances, please contact the RCIPS to check the origins to avoid potentially purchasing stolen goods.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website<http://www.rcips.ky/submit-a-tip>.
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