�12k worth of plant pots stolen from nursery

POLICE are appealing for information after �12,000 worth of plant pots were stolen from a nursery in Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Chelmsford.

Between 4pm on June 1 and 7am on June 6, suspects removed �12,000 worth of 20 litre black plastic plant pots, that had ‘plant pack’ written on the base of the pot were stolen.

Investigating officer, Pc Mark Smith, said: “It would have taken some time to load so many plant pots onto a vehicle, so we want to speak to anyone that was in the area at the time who may have seen a suspicious vehicle. Also, if you see these pots being sold under suspicious circumstances anywhere, we want to hear from you.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc Mark Smith at the Chelmsford area investigation team on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.