Time to name the Fats Controller! Thieves steal 40ft-long Thomas the Tank engine practice by breaking into seafront transport container
- Burglars have stolen a 30ft-long Thomas the Tank Engine practice in Clacton, Essex
- Police mentioned it’s thought a lorry might have been used to take away the car
- The distinctive attraction was taken from a transport container on the seafront
Rod Ardehali For Mailonline
Police have launched an investigation after a 30-foot lengthy Thomas the Tank Engine practice was stolen from a transport container in a preferred seaside resort.
The distinctive attraction, which has an orange cover and two passenger carriages, was taken when thieves broke into the seafront contained in Lowestoft, Suffolk Police mentioned.
Baffled residents flocked to Twitter to debate the unusual theft.
One social media person wrote: ‘What’s going to the thieves do with it? Repaint it and check out their luck in Clacton?’
The distinctive attraction, which has an orange cover and two passenger carriages, was taken from a transport container which was damaged into on the seafront in Lowestoft, Suffolk police mentioned
Police mentioned it’s thought a lorry might have been used to take away the car.
The incident off Kirkley Cliff Street, between Kensington Gardens and St Mary’s Catholic Major College, occurred between 4.30pm on Tuesday and 10.45am on Wednesday.
Anyone who witnessed what occurred or has details about the place the land practice is are requested to name Lowestoft police on 101 quoting reference 40241/18.