Kit stolen during BBC shoot in Belgium

Your Name         : Maarten Lernout

Your organisation : BBC News

Telephone         : +32475275617

E-mail Address   :

List the main items of kit stolen.

Camera: SONY type PMW500 serial number : #61153
Viewfinder SONY CBK-VF01, serial number #100263
Lens :, CANON type HJ22X7.6B IASEA HD broadcast zoom lens serial number : #01221278
LECTROSONICS SRB/E01 receiver frequencyblock 20 serial number #356

How was the theft carried out?  2 men mingled in our group of 5 colleagues operating a tv liveshot, picked up the eng camera from the ground and walked off unnoticed…

Police details and crime number: Belgian federal police are writing the file now…

Any other information you wish to share with the broadcast hire community: my emailadress and phonenumber are engraved on the side of the camerabody.

If you come across any of the kit listed above, in any circumstances, please contact us or Maarten Lernout, details above.

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