Snake theft sparks police appeal - The Rugby Observer

Snake theft sparks police appeal

Rugby Editorial 14th Nov, 2014 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016   0

SNAKES amounting to £20,000 have been stolen from a shop in Rugby.

The burglary happened at Rugby Reptiles between 6:15pm on Tuesday November 4 and 9:15am the next morning.

The offenders forced entry into the Hillmorton Road shop and stole a number of high value snakes, 12 vivarium tanks and cash from the till.

Police are appealing for witnesses of the event or any suspicious activity at the time to get in touch.

Anyone who has seen snakes being sold in the area should contact DC 1631 Scott Fisher on 01788 856117, quoting incident 57 of Wednesday November 5.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously via or on 0800 555 111.

Pictured: Some of the types of snake that were taken from Rugby Reptiles last week.


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