Granddad's ashes in stolen car

A car containing the ashes of a grandfather from Southampton has been stolen.

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Stolen car contained grandfather's ashes

A car containing the ashes of a grandfather from Southampton has been stolen.

Police in Southampton are appealing for sightings of a stolen black Vauxhall Astra with a 10 registration plate.

The concerned owner has told police her grandfather’s ashes were in the boot of the car. The car was taken from behind the Mayflower Theatre between 11.30pm and 3am Saturday to Sunday, April 20 and 21.

The owner believes she failed to notice she dropped her car keys near the vehicle.

The car is a Motability vehicle and had a disabled blue badge displayed. It was low on fuel, so the thief would have had to purchase fuel soon after taking the car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Zoe Harrison at Southampton Central police station on 101.

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