Police hunt thieves who took parachutes and climbing gear in Calderdale burglary

A burglary has taken place in Nutfield Street in Todmorden
A burglary has taken place in Nutfield Street in Todmorden

Police in Calderdale are appealing for anyone offered specialist climbing equipment, parachutes  and other outdoor gear for sale in a deal that sounds ‘too good to be true’ to get in touch.

A large amount of valuable items were taken during a burglary at an address on Nutfield Street, Todmorden.

West Yorkshire Police, who have released details today, said the incident happened on a date and time unknown between Monday April 8 and Wednesday April 17.

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All of the equipment was taken from a store room inside the property. Power tools and associated items were also taken.

DC Craig Pearson of Calderdale CID, said: “Given the amount of equipment taken we suspect the thief/thieves will have used a van to transport the goods and taken a long time to move them from the property.

“The items are also highly specialised so I would urge anyone with a particular interest in outdoor activities including climbing / mountaineering, mountain biking, caving, canyoning and parachuting to get in contact.”

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Call police on 101 quoting crime reference 13190204590

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