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Police appeal for help over Swansea Costa Coffee theft

By EvansTheCrime  |  Posted: January 11, 2014

By Jason Evans / jason.evans@swwmedia.co.uk / @EvansTheCrime

  • CCTV: Police have issued photographs of two men they would like to talk to in connection with a theft from Costa Coffee in Swansea station

  • CCTV: Police have issued photographs of two men they would like to talk to in connection with a theft from Costa Coffee in Swansea station

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POLICE are appealing for help after caffeine crooks made off with a Costa Coffee sign.

The advertising board was taken from the Swansea High Street station of the coffee chain in the early hours of the morning, and British Transport Police (BTP) have issued photographs of two people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

BTP sergeant Steve Dawkins said: “I would like to appeal to members of the public to come forward and help us identify these people, who we believe can assist us with this investigation.”

The theft happened around 3.50am on December 17 but has only now been made public.

Can you help? Call British Transport Police on 0800 405040 quoting reference WSA/B6 of 10/01/2014 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111

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  • Eureka1963  |  January 12 2014, 9:18PM

    How is it the more serious the offence the more blurry and unrecognisable culprit(s) appear in CCTV imagery, these however are of a good enough definition to ensure these two will be looking over their shoulders over the next few days?

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  • TipOff  |  January 12 2014, 2:06PM

    They probably bought a coffee and muffin there and thought a free sign was included in the price.

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  • thewestisbest  |  January 12 2014, 9:55AM

    Such a heinous crime that seemingly is all that BTP Swansea have to investigate at the present time. Perhaps it's time that the BTP were disbanded if this is what they consider worthy of a press release! The BTP are an useless force that has had it's day & needs to go the same way as the Royal Parks Police (& others)-into the undergrowth!

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  • HRickman  |  January 12 2014, 12:27AM

    Disgusting. These people should be locked away in the edinburgh dungeons

  • HRickman  |  January 12 2014, 12:20AM

    Disgusting! These people should be locked up in the edinburgh dungeons!

  • Dai_Chotomy  |  January 11 2014, 6:32PM

    When I read "Costa Coffee theft" I thought it was referring to the price that Costa Fortune charges for its coffee!

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