Police Hunting Thieves Who Stole One Million Pounds Worth Of Sex Toys
The huge haul of adult goods were taken when the cargo was parked on the A43, near Broughton, Northamptonshire.
Detectives suspect that the thieves struck between 1am and 6.30am on September 18th, somehow breaking into the vehicle and seizing the lucrative batch of x-rated stock.
Today, Northamptonshire Police has launched an appeal to track down the stolen goods, which are said to belong to the the" UK's leading sex toy manufacturer and designer."
As they shared their appeal on Facebook, naturally, some people couldn't help but see the funny side.
"Might be a hard job getting to the bottom of this one"," one person joked in response to the appeal, while another chimed in: "Won't be the only one not delivering its load".
A third chipped in: "Bet someone's sitting on a clue for this case...."
While a fourth teased: "Apparently the people that stole it are already in handcuffs".
Responding to all the banter, the police added in the comments: "As always, your comments don't disappoint," alongside a winky face.
The lorry hade been heading from Felixstowe to Rocks Off Ltd's depot, in aptly named Satisfaction House in Kettering, Northamptonshire.
While the exact models of sex toys stole has not been revealed, Rocks Off Ltd typically sells vibrators, dildos, love eggs/ balls and intimate massagers.
They add on their site: "Our worldwide number one best seller being the RO-80mm bullet - with over 6 million sold to date."
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the force on 101 quoting incident number 19000497826.
Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.
One thing is for sure, it's likely when they do catch the culprits they're going to have pretty big smiles on their faces...
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