Police appeal for witnesses to burglary in Narborough.

The incident happened between 10.45am and 3.30pm on Wednesday, April 18. Access was gained to the property in Burrows Close via a rear patio door and two guns, which were secured in a gun safe, were taken.

The first gun is a Krieghoff K-80 12 Gauge with the serial number 102803 and has a Jamaican flag sticker and a Euro coin embedded in the butt of the gun.

The second is a Beretta 12 bore self loading shot gun custom built for the victim with the serial number AA211811. It has a Jamaican Flag on the butt of the gun along the stock, with the victim’s name Benjamin Husthwaite, and the colours yellow and green.

Also taken from the safe was an original Patek Phillipe 1970s solid woven white gold bracelet watch which has 30 diamonds surrounding the face and a Rolex Daytona 216 mens wristwatch with serial number D361600, a pair of Pilla shooting glasses, a Briley black canvass shooting bag and Briley shell cases with the words Pain Train stamped onto them.

Mr Husthwaite who has won the World Championships for shooting 13 times, said that the theft of the guns is a blow to his career.

DC Tracey Horne, the investigating officer, said:

“Did you see anything suspicious in the area between these times or do you think you know who may be responsible for this incident.

“If you have been offered similar weapons for sale or have any information regarding the whereabouts of any of these items we would like to hear from you.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 4039 Tracey Horne on 101*, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 4039. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free** and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.

* Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile ‘phones and land lines
** Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for this call.


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