Hunt for vandals after boats float away at Coltishall

River Bure at Coltishall River Bure at Coltishall

Sunday, January 12, 2014
3:22 PM

Police were called after four cabin boats vanished from moorings near the Norfolk Mead hotel at Coltishall on the River Bure.

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It was initially feared that the craft, unoccupied at the time, had been stolen from the public moorings some time during Saturday night.

Police were joined by Broads Authority staff in a search down river and one of the boats was quickly found stranded on a mud bank.

The others were also located downstream their mooring ropes apparently having been untied by vandals.

A police spokesman said: “We would like to hear from any witnesses who saw what happened and ask them to call us on 101.”

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