Boxing gloves signed by stars Pacquiao and Mayweather stolen from Leeds home

Thieves stole "distinct" boxing gloves signed by modern legends of the sport during a burglary in Leeds.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th November 2016, 2:29 pm
Updated Friday, 18th November 2016, 12:21 pm

The three signed red Everlast gloves were signed individually by world boxing stars Floyd Mayweather Jr, Floyd Mayweather Snr. and Manny Pacquiao.

They were stolen alongside a backstage pass - signed by Pacquiao and US boxer Timothy Bradley - from a home in York Road, Osmandthorpe,

The burglary happened on Tuesday, October 4 but police have today released an appeal for information.

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Detective Constable Grant Lee, of Leeds District Crime Team, said: "These items are very distinctive and are of obviously of value primarily to collectors and other boxing fans.

We would like to hear from anyone who has been offered such items for sale since the burglary or who has any information that could assist the investigation." 

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting crime number 13160430763.