Camouflage army radio used in Falklands and Gulf wars stolen from the back of a car parked in Northampton

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A distinctive army radio has been taken by thieves from a car parked in Northampton.

The distinctive radio, which is carried in a large camouflage backpack, was stolen from a car parked in Kingsland Avenue, Kingsthorpe, sometime between 6pm on Sunday, February 8 and 2.15pm the following day.

The type of radio which was stolen was previously used in the Falkland and Gulf wars.

They are now more usually used by amateur radio enthusiasts.

Anyone who is offered the radio for sale, or who knows where it is, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111 or use the anonymous online form at