Arrest warrant issued over Devizes Poppy Appeal box theft

A Poppy Appeal collection box was stolen from the Bear Hotel in Devizes on November 1 last year

A Poppy Appeal collection box was stolen from the Bear Hotel in Devizes on November 1 last year

First published in News

A homeless man failed to attend North West Wiltshire Magistrates' Court in Chippenham yesterday to answer a charge of stealing a Poppy Appeal collection box from the Bear Hotel in Devizes on November 1.

Marcus Melvin Pocock, 39, is of no fixed address but has connections in Trowbridge.

Magistrates agreed to prosecutor Pauline Lambert’s request to issue a warrant for his arrest.

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