Thieves take £3000 of watersports apparatus from atmosphere cadets

Thieves take £3000 of watersports apparatus from atmosphere cadets

Louise Hepburn

King’s Lynn atmosphere cadets kayaks and apparatus have been stolen from a lakeside during Leziate.


The 42F (King’s Lynn) Squadron’s Air Cadets had 4 kayaks, together with paddles and life jackets, stolen from a trailer section on a corner of Leziate Park Lake.

Police are appealing for information associated to a incident.

Flight Lieutenant Pauline Petch, a Commanding Officer of 42F, explained this is a vital blow for a squadron and many of a immature cadets had been looking brazen to experiencing a activity for a initial time.

She said: “This is such a contrition for a squadron. Kayaking is one of a outside summer activities and now we usually have dual kayaks left to use.

“Each boat was value about £500, and together with a remaining apparatus we’ve lost, it contingency sum around £3,000.”

All a kayaks were Robson Moonster kayaks: dual are yellow, one is red and a other is orange.

The paddles were TNP paddles, and a 4 life jackets were red and black Yak Kallister life preservers.

All a apparatus inside a trailer section had been cumulative with padlocks and chains, though a thieves had managed to work around them to get to a equipment.

Meanwhile officers are penetrating to pronounce to anyone who has seen any questionable activity in a area recently.

Over 50 atmosphere cadets make adult a 42F (King’s Lynn) Squadron, that was postulated a leisure of West Norfolk final year and a endowment coincided with a 75th anniversary.

The section is now scheming for a spitfire route that will open in King’s Lynn on Saturday, Jul 18.

– Have we had anything stolen around Leziate Park recently? Email louise.hepburn@archant.co.uk