Northampton

Gin worth £18,000 stolen from lorry on A14

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Image caption More than 1,000 bottles of gin were stolen from the truck on the A14

Thieves have stolen £18,000 worth of gin from a lorry parked on a roadside in Northamptonshire, police said.

More than 1,000 bottles were taken from the truck while it was in a lay-by between junctions two and three on the A14 eastbound carriageway.

Police believe a van was used to steal the pallet of bottles between 20:00 GMT on Wednesday and 05:00 on Thursday.

Northamptonshire Police urged anyone offered cheap Bombay Sapphire gin to contact the force.

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