Nearly £9k of children’s equipment taken in Ilford infant school burglary

Thieves got away with thousands of pounds of children’s equipment from an Ilford school on Saturday.

A caretaker discovered the burglary at Woodlands Infants’ School, in Loxford Lane, on Monday morning.

Police believe thieves entered the school through a ground floor window at around 6pm on Saturday.

They took electrical goods worth around £8,900, including laptops, digital cameras and iPad and £200 cash.

All equipment was used by children and teachers at the school and marked with the school’s name.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Cons James Yates at Ilford Burglary Squad on 0208 345 2680 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.