Have you seen the £325 Ralph Lauren gilet stolen from Harpenden Cancer Research UK charity shop?
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The search is on to find the thief who stole a £375 gilet from a charity shop.
A brand new, bright green, Ralph Lauren gilet, valued at £325 but being sold for £120, was stolen from the Harpenden Cancer Research UK (CRUK) shop between 1-3.30pm on Sunday (17).
The store has its own Twitter account, with a number of people following it for updates about what’s in store, and a picture of the gilet was tweeted on Saturday (16) before being taken the following day.
Manager Ann Jay, said: “I was furious that someone would steal from a shop that raises money to beat cancer. The volunteers who work here are also very upset.
“I put a sign in the window in the hope of pricking the conscience of the person who took it, to either return it or pay for it.
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“Our customers have been very sympathetic and they too can’t believe someone would do such a thing.
“Incidents like this are upsetting but thankfully rare, and with support from the public and our wonderful volunteers, we will bounce back.”
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If you have any information about the missing gilet please contact Herts Police on the non-emergency number 101.
A CRUK spokesperson was keen to point out that, although it is an important donation, a trial could not be funded with the £120 gilet.