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Appeal for return of £5k of ghost train props

posted 4 Jun 2010, 06:44 by David Rintoul   [ updated 4 Jun 2010, 07:22 ]

The rattle of chains and midnight howls aren't exactly unusual noises to hear on a ghost train.

But there were a few unwelcome bumps in the night when a group of youngsters boarded a brand new ride on the Meadows and stole £5,000 worth of equipment.

Included in their haul were several expensive costumes, a skeleton, spooky masks and a giant spider.

The fairground ride, which has a Pirates of the Caribbean theme, was on site for the Meadows Festival this weekend, but is now short of ten pieces of special equipment.

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