Fish worth £8k stolen from Squire's garden centre

A sturgeon and 10 extra large Koi Carp were stolen from the display pond at Squire's Garden Centre in Badshot Lea, near Farnham, Surrey.

The fish, worth £7,725 in total, were stolen when intruders broke in late on Friday evening, 10 March.
The Koi Carp are between 22"-26" in length (over half a metre).
They were selected in Israel for their quality by Squire’s pets & aquatics manager.
"We are all absolutely devastated that this theft has happened, and are very concerned about the welfare of the fish, as they require a large pond or facility with well-filtered oxygenated water, said deputy chairman Sarah Squire.
"Pet welfare is at the top of our agenda at Squire’s. We urge people to come forward if they have any information."
HTA security advisor Jeremy Davies said: "We haven't any recent reports of Koi thefts. 
"Building intruder alarms, night vision CCTV and security fencing are proven security measures to prevent this sort of theft. 
"Business owners can of course contact the HTA security advice line for assistance if they have security concerns."
Last week thousands of pounds worth of stock, including a five-foot-tall bronze stag, were stolen from Dobbies Atherstone garden centre. Thieves made off with the statue, along with a collection of Alice In Wonderland ornaments and water features, worth a total of £3,000.

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