Gates stolen from Selston Golf Club

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POLICE are appealing for information after a set of green metal gates were stolen from outside a golf course in Selston.

The heavy gates were unscrewed from their hinges and police believe the suspects would have needed to use a large vehicle to move them.

The incident happened at Selston Golf Club, in Langton Hollow, between 12noon on 2nd November and 2.30pm on 3rd November.

Pc Andrew Harrison said: “The entrance to the golf course itself is on a busy main road which will be used by scores of motorists on a daily basis.

“The gates are clearly visible from the road so drivers may have seen someone acting suspiciously or a large vehicle parked outside the entrance.

“Scrap metal dealers may have also been offered the items for sale and I would urge anyone with information to call the police immediately.”

Each gate is three metres long and required three workmen and a JCB to fit them.

Witnesses should call PC Harrison on 101 extension 806 3663, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.