Northampton garden machinery company left outraged following break in

The cost of the damage equated to more than £2,000

By Charlotte Langford
Tuesday, 11th January 2022, 2:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th January 2022, 2:22 pm

A Northampton garden machinery company has been left outraged following a break in to their premises in December.

Garden Machines Ltd, on Kingsthorpe Road was broken into and had more than £800 worth of garden equipment stolen the evening of Friday December 10.

Members of staff were alerted to the broken window in their retail shop via their alarm.

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Damages in excess of £2,000.

Nanette Foulkes, a member of Garden Machines sales department said: “Words just can’t describe how angry and frustrated we are.

“A member of staff came out to our premises the evening on which the incident took place. A window in our retail shop was found broken, with more than £800 worth of equipment stolen.”

In total, the cost of the damages and repairs equates to more than £2,000.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: “This incident on Kingsthorpe Road, Northampton, took place at about 9.45pm, when a man smashed the shop window and stole a chain saw and an axe.

“Witnesses or anyone with information should call us on 101 using ref number 21000719335.”