Mystery of items found in stolen car

Items recovered from a stolen car
Items recovered from a stolen car
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Police are appealing for help to identify the owner of items found in a stolen car found dumped in Blackpool.

The Volkswagen Tiguan was found abandoned on Clarendon Road, Blackpool, after being taken from the Derbyshire area on April 29.

Items recovered from a stolen car

Items recovered from a stolen car

The car had registration plates stolen from the Greater Manchester area on May 2

Lancashire police officers conducted a forensic examination of the vehicle and, during their search, found several items including jewellery, watches and a passport-sized photograph.

They would now like to hear from anyone who can identify the women in the photograph or who may recognise the items or know who they belong to.

They believe the items could have been stolen anywhere in Lancashire, Greater Manchester or Derbyshire

Items recovered from a stolen car

Items recovered from a stolen car

Detective Sergeant Neil Smith, of Blackpool Police, said: “We believe the items found in the car may have previously been stolen and we would like to reunite them with their rightful owners. They may well have a good deal of sentimental value.

“The car was stolen in Derbyshire and the registration plates stolen from Greater Manchester so the property could potentially have travelled quite a distance.

“We would urge everyone to have a good look at the photographs and to get in touch with us if they recognise anything.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number LC-20160503-0870.

Items recovered from a stolen car

Items recovered from a stolen car

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org