UK Councillor chases after horse thief and stops theft!

UK Councillor chases after horse thief and stops theft!

20 September 2011

IN THE NEWS - UK

sheriffandlaw.jpgPublished on Tuesday 20 September 2011

SHIPLEY, UK - According to the Ilkeston Advertiser, a councilor has been welcomed as a hero this week after he helped stop a thief stealing three champion race horses.

Alex Stevenson , the Amber Valley borough councillor was waiting at traffic lights in Codnor in his car when a horse trailer containing the three horses was driven away by a thief.

Stevenson then gave chase without thought and followed the thief.

The owners of the horses had been returning from a race in Kent, and had stopped in Codnor to pick up a bite to eat, when the thief jumped in their Ivec lorry and took off.

The thief has an Irish accent and is described as white, in his 40s and wearing a hat, blue jeans, a dark jacket. He was still at large this week

Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 with information on this case.

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