Banburyshire business targeted in high-value burglary

Thieves have left a Banburyshire business to make a tough start to the new year after they became the victims of a high-value burglary.

By Matt Elofson
Thursday, 4th February 2021, 11:20 am
Some of the property stolen from Campfire Wild Adventures in Great Tew during a high-value burglary (photo from TVP West Oxfordshire Facebook page)
Some of the property stolen from Campfire Wild Adventures in Great Tew during a high-value burglary (photo from TVP West Oxfordshire Facebook page)

Officers with Thames Valley Police West Oxfordshire are investigating a high-value burglary at the Campfire Wild Adventures business in Great Tew.

TVP West Oxfordshire officers issued an appeal for information on their Facebook page, which included an impact statement from the business owner.

The owner has said: “We’re a start-up school bushcraft business, so if 2020 wasn’t challenging enough, now we start 2021 with no kit and an insurance claim process ahead of us!"

Many of the items are distinctive with the company logo which will be hard to remove.

If anyone has any info about this theft and the items stolen please ring 101 quote crime reference 43210047084.

Offenders cut a lock to a large storage container and stole distinctive camping equipment, which included:

• 22 bell tents

Some of the property stolen from Campfire Wild Adventures in Great Tew during a high-value burglary (photo from TVP West Oxfordshire Facebook page)

• cast iron cookware (10 boxes)

• six large cool boxes with company logo on

• various tarpaulins

• hammocks and shelters (10 boxes/bags)

Storage contained which held property owned by Campfire Wild Adventures in Great Tew (photo from TVP West Oxfordshire Facebook page)

• general camp cookware

• 12 or more camping chairs

• folding tables

• first aid kits

• kindling

• 12 fire pits

• six to 12 air beds.