Champagne Thieves strike near Wells

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By Wells_Jaqui | Friday, June 29, 2012, 11:02

Police are urging members of the public to be vigilant following the theft of champagne and quality white wine from the Wells area.

The champagne – 144 bottles - and 120 bottles of white wine were in a refrigerated trailer which was parked in Henley Lane, Wookey overnight between Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24.

Thieves forced their way into the trailer between midnight and 3.30am and took the bottles.

Police have released images of the champagne and wine taken.

The champagne, valued at £2800, is Andre Goutorbe while the white wine (valued at £1800), is Pouilly Fume.

Police are urging members of the public, publicans and shopkeepers to be vigilant and contact them if offered the wine or champagne.

Anyone able to help is asked to contact police at Wells on the force number 101. Call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org They never ask for your name or trace your call.

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  • Profile image for TimothyL12

    Crikey, what was a trailer of all that stuff doing in Wookey?!

    By TimothyL12 at 14:15 on 30/06/12

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