Charity collection tin stolen from Northampton supermarket

A charity collection tin that had been chained up inside a Northampton supermarket has been stolen.

Monday, 13th August 2018, 1:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 3:22 am
The NDCS collection tin

Treasurer of Northamptonshire Deaf Children's Society Pam Hamilton isn't sure when exactly it was taken but a cashier reportedly last saw it more than a week ago.

Pam was unaware it had been stolen until she went to the Co-Op in Rothersthorpe Road, Far Cotton at the weekend.

"It had been there since the beginning of June and I was due to collect it," she said.

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"I went down there and they couldn't find it.

"It had been chained but someone must have slipped it off."

Pam estimates the society has lost around £40 as a result of the theft.

"The one we had in there previously normally got £30 to £40," she said.

"I have put a new one in which is padlocked."