Unsportsmanlike foul as Christmas crooks make off with car containing Aylesbury basketball kit

Part of the Aylesbury Dux's new basketball kit was stolen from a vehicle parked outside a home in Aylesbury before Christmas
Part of the Aylesbury Dux's new basketball kit was stolen from a vehicle parked outside a home in Aylesbury before Christmas

Police are appealing for information after a car containing new basketball kit was stolen from outside a home in Aylesbury.

A VW Golf was stolen from outside a home in Honour Close between midnight on December 21 and 7.20am on December 22.

Police say there was no sign of forced entry at the premises and it is believed that the keys had been hooked through the letterbox, as they had been left on the stairs that night.

Investigating officer PC Tom Booth, based at Aylesbury Police Station, would like to hear from anyone that might have seen or heard anything suspicious that night.

Police say anyone with information about the theft should call 101 quoting the reference number 43170378749.

The vehicle belonged to a member of the Aylesbury Dux men’s basketball team and in the boot of the car at the time was some of the Dux’s brand new kit.