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Thousands of pounds worth of goggles stolen from lorry in Wednesfield


Police are appealing for information after nearly three-quarters of a million pounds worth of Zoggs swimming goggles were stolen from a freight yard in Wednesfield.

Three thieves broke into a depot on Birmingham Road, Oldbury at 11.40pm on 10 March and stole a DPDS Mercedes tractor cab.

Late on Monday 13 March, four men were spotted on CCTV climbing over a gate into RJ Haulage on Neachells Lane, Wednesfield.

The men unattached a trailer from a tractor cab, forced opened the gates and used the stolen DPDS cab to drive off with the trailer in the early hours of Sunday.

The trailer contained 40,000 pairs of Zoggs swimming goggles worth approximately £700,000.

Can anybody offer any information on who was involved in the theft?

Do you know where the goods were taken initially, where they are being stored now or who the haul has been sold on to?

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Mick Walley by emailing or by calling West Midlands Police on 101.

Alternatively information can be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 1111. Please quote crime number 20WV/52061Q/17