Thieves target Kirkstall Cricket Club and take £20k equipment

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Thieves have stolen more than £20,000 worth of equipment from Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club (KECC).

The club, off Queenswood Drive, was targeted by thieves between 5pm Friday and Sunday lunch time.

Items take included a Lloyd's Paladin, a Groundsman Spiker, plus three rotary mowers, a strimmer and a Sisis Auto Rotorake.

KECC's groundsman David Hodgson said on social media:

"We are a small community cricket club providing for not just cricket but for the community in many other areas including youth group, music venue, a community hire venue. In a period of about five years we have been victims of similar break ins some 18 times. As if it hadn't been hard enough this year."

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