Police appeal after large amount of climbing equipment, parachutes and power tools stolen in Todmorden

West Yorkshire Police are appealing after a large amount of specialist equipment was stolen from an address in Todmorden.

Nutfield Street, Todmorden.

The force are asking "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 with police."

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The appeal comes after a large amount of valuable items were taken during a burglary at an address on Nutfield Street, Todmorden.

Police say the incident happened on a date and time unknown between Monday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 17.

All of the equipment, including some power tools, was taken from a store room inside the property.

DC Craig Pearson of Calderdale CID, said: “Given the amount of equipment taken we suspect the thief of 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.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting crime reference 13190204590