Olympic medal returned

Olympic hockey medallist Hannah Macleod has had her bronze medal posted back to her anonymously.

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Olympic medal investigation 'still active'

Police have stressed that their investigation into the disappearance of two Olympic medals is still ongoing.

One of the medals has been returned anonymously, while a TeamGB jacket has also been handed into a police station.

However, the other jacket and medal taken from a nightclub in Mayfair are still missing.

"We are still looking to recover the second medal, and we stress that our inquiries remain active.

"Our appeals for information stand and I take this opportunity to reiterate them -if the public can help we ask them to do so.

"Alex's medal has yet to be traced, and he is understandably keen to be reunited with it as soon as possible."

– DCI James Harman, Westminster CID

Olympian speaks of 'relief' at medal's return

"I’m extremely pleased to have been reunited with my medal. It’s a huge relief. I’m enormously grateful to the Metropolitan Police and in particular to DCI James Harman who has kept me informed of their investigation throughout.

“I am indebted to everyone who has tweeted about it, everyone who has got in touch and who has publicised the situation. I can’t thank you enough. I think all of you played a part in encouraging whoever had my medal to return it.

“Given the huge impact the Olympic Games has had on London and the UK I always held hope that it would be returned but it’s still incredible to know now I have my medal back. People understand how much these medals mean to the athletes and those in the communities who have played their part in supporting us.

“I’m conscious that the police investigation is still ongoing and that Alex Partridge’s medal is yet to be returned and I urge whoever has it to return it too.

“Once again, I’d like thank everyone who has played a part.”

– Olympic hockey medallist Hannah Macleod


Olympic medal returned anonymously

Olympic hockey medallist Hannah Macleod has had her bronze medal posted back to her anonymously.

Scotland Yard says it was sent to the England Hockey head office in Buckinghamshire.

Bronze medals belonging to Macleod and rower Alex Partridge were allegedly stolen along with their TeamGB Olympic jackets as they partied at a London nightclub on Tuesday.

Police ask for public help

The police officer hunting for the stolen Olympic medals has appealed for the public to help find them.

My team have spoken to both Olympians who are understandably desperate to be reunited with the medals they have dedicated their careers to win. If you know who is responsible or where the medals are, please call us.

– Detective Chief Inspector James Harman

Man released on bail

A 31 year-old man who was arrested in connection with the theft of two Olympic medals has been released on bail. Police are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Mahiki Nightclub in Mayfair in the early hours of Wednesday morning to contact them.

'Olympians desperate to be reunited with medals'

I would appeal to anyone who was in the venue in the early hours of Wednesday and saw anything suspicious to contact us - any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could prove vital to this investigation.

My team have spoken to both Olympians who are understandably desperate to be reunited with the medals they have dedicated their careers to win.

– Detective Chief Inspector James Harman


Police appeal after Olympic medals stolen

Police are appealing for information after the alleged theft of two Olympic Bronze medals from Mahiki Nightclub, W1 in the early hours of Wednesday, 24th October.

On both occasions, the victims, one man and one woman, - both Olympic athletes at this year's Games - had left their jackets unattended whilst at the venue. Some time later both parties realised their jacket, and the medals inside them, were gone.

The jacket belonging to the man, but not containing the medal, was handed into a northwest London police station.

Inquiries continue to try and trace both medals and the jacket.

Detectives from Westminster CID are investigating both incidents and are currently looking at CCTV from the venue.

Met: 'There has been no arrest'

On Wednesday, 24 October, an Olympic medal and blazer were reported as stolen from a venue in Mayfair, central London.

It is believed the items were taken between 00.00 and 05.00 on Wednesday, 24 October.

Westminster officers are investigating.

There has been no arrest. The property remains outstanding.

– Metropolitan Police Service

Macleod 'gutted' about stolen medal

I'm absolutely gutted that my Olympic bronze medal has been stolen.Winning it in August was an incredible highlight for me and for this to havehappened is simply shattering.

While it meanseverything to me it has no value to anyone else, and I just hope that whoevertook it can hand it in or leave it somewhere that means I can get it back. Ijust want it back.

I would like to thankeveryone - my friends and family, the media and the general public - for theiroverwhelming support of me and Alex Partridge. The response has beenincredible.

– Hannah Macleod

She asked anyone with information to contact police, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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