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Last Updated: Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 17:47 GMT
'Stolen hot-air balloon' on eBay
A man has been arrested after a hot-air balloon reported as having been stolen was spotted on the eBay internet site.

Police in Surrey said the 5,000 balloon, complete with basket, burner and fuel, was taken from a farm in Green Lane, Tilford, near Farnham.

The owner then contacted police to say it was being auctioned on the website.

A 31-year-old man from Headley Down, on the Hampshire/Surrey border, was held after officers followed up a contact phone number left on eBay.

He has been released on police bail.


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