Friday, June 17, 2011

Model trains stolen from Betws y Coed museum

NewsWales: Model trains stolen from Betws y Coed museum
Railway memorabilia worth thousands of pounds was stolen during a burglary at the Conway Valley Railway Museum in Betws y Coed between 5pm on Wednesday and 10am on Thursday.

An offender or offenders gained entry into the museum at the Old Goods Yard on Station Road, which is near the Riverside Camp site and the local graveyard, by forcing the rear doors of the building.

PC Andy Davies said: “Numerous model railway engines, including Hornby and other make models were stolen. Some of these items are of a very high value and would be of interest to enthusiasts.”

Police are keen to speak to anyone who saw someone acting suspiciously in the area or who may have information relating to the burglary.

Anyone with information is urged to contact PC 659 Andy Davies at Llanrwst Police Station on 101 if in Wales, 0845 6071001 (Welsh line), 0845 6071002 (English line). Alternatively text 66767 or call Crimestoppers Wales anonymously on 0800 555111.

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