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Police are issuing a warning to members of the public after a pump containing potentially harmful pond waste was stolen from the Nunthorpe area yesterday.

The red and black Honda Trash pump was being used to drain the pond near to Collingham Drive, when it was stolen some time between 2pm and 9:30pm.

Waste inside the pump could be harmful to those who come into contact with it, and anyone who has the pump, or has been offered it for sale, should contact police.

Officers are urging anyone with information to come forward on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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