Campervan thieves have ‘ruined’ Welwyn Garden City family’s Christmas

THIEVES who stole a campervan from outside a home have “ruined Christmas” for three young children.

The green Ford Freda was driven away from outside a home in By The Mount, WGC, on Friday morning.

Owner Iain Linton told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “My three children are without a campervan and without a holiday.

“Christmas is coming up and we would normally go round and visit family and stay in the van.

“So we can’t do that now.”

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Mr Linton said his children, Charlie, Josie and William, aged 10, eight and three, were left devastated at the theft.

And he has been landed with a �400 bill in insurance excess to pay.

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He also said he had posted leaflets at every house in the street in the hope of snaring the callous crooks.

A police spokesman said: “It was stolen between 1am and 6.25am.

“The van was left locked and secure on the street outside the address.

“The theft is being investigated.”

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