Police Scotland has confirmed that the bowls stolen this week from Paul Foster, one of Team Scotland’s leading bowlers, have been recovered today.
The three bowls, which Foster has seen and confirms are his, are now being checked by police forensics before being returned to him.
“This is a huge relief for me,” said the Troon 41-year-old, a Gold medallist in the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
“I’ve have seen the bowls, they is no doubt they are mine and at first glance they appear to be undamaged.
“I would like to thank the police, the media, the public and everyone who has helped the police in the campaign to find them in such a short space of time.”
Detectives in Ayrshire are appealing for information following the theft of lawn bowls in Troon on Monday 7 July 2014.
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