Hairdressing goods worth £30,000 stolen from Custom House car park

Scissorhands staff members at ExCel exhibition

Scissorhands staff members at ExCel exhibition - Credit: Scissorhands UK Ltd

Officers are appealing for information after £30,000 worth of hairdressing goods was stolen from a van.

White van belonging to Scissorhands UL Ltd stolen from carpark

White van belonging to Scissorhands UL Ltd stolen from carpark - Credit: Scissorhands UK Ltd

A white Ford Transit was stolen from the car park of a nearby hotel in Dockside Road, Custom House on Monday at about 8.30pm following an exhibition at the ExCel Centre.

The equipment, which belongs to Scissorhands UK Ltd, includes 500 pairs of scissors of various designs, all marked with the company logo, bar stools, display cabinets and 4,000 pieces of hairdressing accessories.

Altogether, the goods were worth approximately £30,000.

Detectives from Newham are investigating the theft and are urging any witnesses to come forward.

500 pairs of scissors stolen during theft from hotel carpark in Custom House

500 pairs of scissors stolen during theft from hotel carpark in Custom House - Credit: Scissorhands UK Ltd

The registration number of the stolen vehicle is: YT11 ZJO

Anyone with any information is asked to call Newham CID via 101 quoting reference: CR5329101/15. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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Enquiries continue. No arrests have been made.

500 pairs of scissors stolen during theft from hotel carpark in Custom House

500 pairs of scissors stolen during theft from hotel carpark in Custom House - Credit: Scissorhands UK Ltd

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