A CAMPERVAN, described to be a Part time home, was stolen by some thieves from a Dorset residence, leaving its owner desperate for its return.
The blue Volkswagen camper was stolen at some point during the early hours of Saturday morning. It was left with only its driver’s worldly possessions. Richard Parker, the vehicle’s owner, is calling for anyone with information to come forward.
CCTV shows the vehicle creeping slowly up the road and then a person enters the passenger side and it drives off.he exclaimed, It’s like I had my house and car stolen at the same time.
The night of the incident, Richard was in Alderholt staying with his partner and parked his vehicle outside. All of that was in there, with the exception of the clothes I was wearing when I went into my partner’s, he said. I had an interview on the Friday and they needed ID, so I also had my birth certificate and passport in there.For one night, I didn’t sleep in the van and the next morning, it was gone.
According to reports, CCTV footage of the incident has been obtained.
He reported that 2 individuals parked in front of his house, approached his vehicle, started it, and then left before 2 minutes had passed.He’s now making calls, imploring anyone with information to come forward.Running an Instagram account called Adventures in my Van, he has taken to social media to make his robbery widely known.He has also described the vehicle as having “distinctive vents down the side”.
An Alderholt spokesperson for Dorset Police said, A blue Volkswagen motorhome was reported as being stolen on Saturday 14 May 2022 from Windsor Way in Alderholt. We last saw the vehicle at around 8pm on Friday 13 May 2022.
Investigation is currently ongoing, but no one has been arrested yet.
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