Incident 146 of 10 January 2014
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred sometime overnight between the evening of Thursday 9 and Friday 10 January 2014 at the Castle Inn, Edgehill.
The pub is situated on the summit of Edgehill overlooking the battlefield of the first major battle of the English Civil War.
Unknown thieves are believed to have broken into a container situated to the side and rear of the Inn and stolen replicas of historic armour and weapons normally used to decorate the pub.
These replica items include two metal rifles and a flint lock rifle, a support spike, a pike and spear, a pikeman’s helmet, 2 brass saxon axes, a pike, a metal breast plate.
Officers investigating the burglary have made house to house enquiries and are appealing for further witnesses to please contact the Warwickshire Police Crimedesk on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org