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Cctv Of Caravan Being Stolen.

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#1 Malbekh


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Posted 22 August 2011 - 10:23 pm

Even though the owner had taken all precautions the caravan is still stolen in minutes.


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Posted 23 August 2011 - 05:51 am

This clip was posted about 2 years ago

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 08:14 am

This clip was posted about 2 years ago

This caravan was STOLEN in 2006. It has most likely been dragged around The UK & Ireland,trashed & burned by now.
Even at this ridiculously late stage the thieves would be difficult to find and the van being used has probably acquired the same way & gone the same way as the caravan.
I wonder how safe a caravan would be if it was concealed in a purpose dug pit with a hydraulic lift that doubled up as the roof/garden flagged area?.
People so often refer to these and the like as Gypsy,they are far from. They are travelling and constantly observing Thieving B*******S.
One day some one will dish out their own justice and there will be hand found left at a location that once had a caravan there.
The apparently innocent knock on the door will not receive a reply,instead it will set the wheels in motion for some alternative way of ensuring that property remains where it was secured against the opportunist thief not the regimented and organised MINI GANG.

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 08:35 am

This clip was posted about 2 years ago

. ...but the nerve of these people is still just as shocking

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 12:06 pm

The owner is/was a member on here . He said the alarm took one punch to disarm and it had hitch lock and post and wheel clamp all removed with gas torch . Good Insurance is the only answer .


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Posted 01 September 2011 - 09:01 pm

If i remember correctly the actual van that was stolen was recovered not so long ago from a site in north wales that is used as a Permanent site & the people that had it brought the van from the site owner wanted to sell it & it was only then found to be stolen.
It was also found that there were other vans on the site that were also stolen & which were sold on by the site owner. (not sure what his out come was.
But the original was offerd back to the original owners but they declined as the insurance had payed out.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:59 pm

Does CCTV usually have sound and a directional microphone?

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 12:57 pm


CCTV is a very cheap system - about £65 from major retailers - it is a small camera located under the eaves of the house and fed through to an old TV with video recorder. Yes, it does have sound!

Insurance company did not offer it back to us as owners, they had already sold it on again before we knew it had been recovered!!

The van was found in Talybont Upon Usk in 2010 and very soon after the CCTV film started receiving publicity on Caravan Channel and You Tube and The One Show somewhere south of here I think.


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