Police appeal after 'very distinctive' beehive stolen from farm in Watling Street, Radlett

Appeal after 'very distinctive' beehive stolen from Radlett farm

Appeal after 'very distinctive' beehive stolen from Radlett farm

First published in News St Albans & Harpenden Review: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

An empty beehive has been stolen from a farm in Radlett.

Police investigating the theft are appealing for information and witnesses in an effort to trace it and identify those who are responsible for taking it.

The theft occurred between 4.30pm on Friday, January 3 and 10.30am on Monday, January 6 at a farm in Watling Street.

The offender(s) gained access to an orchard in the farm and stole the beehive, which did not contain any bees or honey.

The beehive is a white classic WBC hive, it has a pitched roof and is made of solid cedar. It does not contain internal ‘S’ frames, which would be needed to house bees.

PC Philip Tuck is investigating the theft and said the beehive is "very distinctive".

He said: "This is a very unusual item to have been stolen. I am appealing to anyone who may know of its whereabouts, or has been offered it for sale, to contact me immediately.

"If anyone has any other information relating to this theft, for example if they saw an unusual vehicle or person(s) in the area over the weekend, then I urge them to contact me."

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Tuck via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, citing crime reference number J1/14/44.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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12:38pm Thu 16 Jan 14

nibs says...

Perhaps a photo of this 'very distinctive' beehive would help trace it?
Perhaps a photo of this 'very distinctive' beehive would help trace it? nibs
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