Officers from Tamworth Borough Local Policing Team (LPT) are appealing for witnesses after a Midland artist’s car was stolen.

Thieves struck at around 6pm when Geoff Tristram, 59, a popular artist, cartoonist and comedy writer from Stourbridge, left his car parked insecure outside Solo’s hairdressing salon in Victoria Street, Tamworth , while he went into the salon to ask for directions.

When he went back outside the car, a grey Hyundai I30, containing numerous valuable items, including some of Geoff’s own work, was nowhere to be seen.

Items inside the car which were stolen include:

a black TomTom sat nav
an extendable black projector screen
a silver flight case style box containing a cream digital projector
a presentation slide changer with a small black bag
a clear box containing a pair of black speakers
a leather laptop case containing a silver Hewlett Packard laptop with the word ‘Pavillion’ on the side and the HP logo
four paintings of cats by Geoff Tristram (see attached photographs)
60 greetings cards featuring cats by Geoff Tristram
10 jigsaws
a large box containing 55 cartoon books by Geoff Tristram

Witnesses to the theft of the car, or anyone who is offered any of the above items for sale, is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 573 of December 11. Alternatively, they can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Additional Info

Police Incident Numberincident number 573 of December 11
Police ForceStaffordshire Police 0300 123 4455