Theft - Northwest 200, Portrush
23 May 2011
Police in Coleraine are appealing for information following a theft at the Northwest 200 pits area in Portrush on Friday evening 21 May.
At approximately 5.30pm, a black backpack bag belonging to a professional photographer was taken while it was set on the ground for a very short time. The bag contained the following items:
A Cannon E0S1D mk3 DSLR digital camera worth approx £3,000, a Cannon 300mm F2.8 lens worth approx £3,000, a Cannon 70-200 F2.8 zoom lens worth approx £1,200, a Cannon 16-35 F2.8 zoom lens worth approx £1,200, a Cannon 28-135 F3.5 zoom lens worth approx £450, a Cannon x2 lens extender worth approx £200, a Cannon flash gun model 55ex worth approx £350 and a purpose made back pack - model 'nature photo trek' (black in colour) worth approx £250. In total the equipment is estimated to be worth approximately £12,000.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Coleraine Police Station on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.