Woman charged over ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ find

A 36-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with six counts of theft following the discovery of an Aladdin’s Cave of stolen garden furniture and accessories at a Morecambe travellers’ site.

Police recovered the items – which included a treasured ‘Golden Boy’ statue stolen from Lancaster pensioner Mary Ryan – after executing a theft warrant at Mellishaw Caravan Park in Mellishaw Lane on Thursday July 14.

Eileen McCann, of Mellishaw Lane, will appear before Lancaster magistrates on Friday, August 26.