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    I think it would be pretty pointless calling the police as you'll most likely just waste their time as I really doubt just saying you saw a man with a sack, which may or may not have had royal mail on it, be enough evidence or reason for them to go and check it out.
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    (Original post by swiftylol)
    Yeah right

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    My understanding is this: all mail once it is placed in an official Royal Mail post box becomes the property of Her Majesty the Queen whilst it is in transit - that is why stamps bare an image of the Queen, and while it is called 'The Royal Mail' in the first place. And until it is received and opened my the Recipient that it is addressed to, that mail belongs to the Queen and no one else.

    And even if I'm wrong about that, it is an offence to open mail that isn't addressed to you and, more generally, to interfere with mail:

    "The Postal Services Act 2000 sections 83 and 84, see Stones 8 - 24243 and 8 - 24244, create offences of interfering with mail. Section 83 is aimed at persons engaged in the business of a postal operator and creates an either way offence. Section 84 covers any person and creates a summary only imprisonable offence. Both sections cover intentional delaying or opening of a postal packet and intentional opening of a mail bag." - http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/a_to_c/c...ions_offences/
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    Ok so your logic:

    Sack ---->Man with a long white 'top' with 'trousers underneath' and a 'hat', with said sack ----> Muslim----> some form of criminal activities.

    Good work, Sherlock.
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    jesus, can a guy not even carry a grey sack anymore?
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    I wouldn't bother, it was probably just a bag of rice or something.
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    (Original post by Kenocide)
    My understanding is this: all mail once it is placed in an official Royal Mail post box becomes the property of Her Majesty the Queen whilst it is in transit - that is why stamps bare an image of the Queen, and while it is called 'The Royal Mail' in the first place. And until it is received and opened my the Recipient that it is addressed to, that mail belongs to the Queen and no one else.

    And even if I'm wrong about that, it is an offence to open mail that isn't addressed to you and, more generally, to interfere with mail:

    "The Postal Services Act 2000 sections 83 and 84, see Stones 8 - 24243 and 8 - 24244, create offences of interfering with mail. Section 83 is aimed at persons engaged in the business of a postal operator and creates an either way offence. Section 84 covers any person and creates a summary only imprisonable offence. Both sections cover intentional delaying or opening of a postal packet and intentional opening of a mail bag." - http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/a_to_c/c...ions_offences/
    What happens when the stamp doesn't have a picture of the Queen on? Does it belong to whatever is on the stamp?
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    Think you should really mind your own business and stop wasting police time.
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    oh good lord...
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    LOL just LOL

    The bag description and belonging to the queen was funny but when you started describing his appearance you took it to another level.
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    Surely OP is trolling? If not, then WTF.
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    (Original post by Kenocide)
    a long white kind of top, white trousers underneath and a white hat type thing.

    Should I report this to the police?
    Sounds to me like he was dressed like a member of the KKK!

    And, to answer your question, no you shouldn't report him to the police, because there's no evidence whatsoever of him committing any offence
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    OP, those Royal Mail sacks are given out to businesses every day. The business fills them with mail and then Royal Mail come and collect them to post, and drop off some replacement sacks.

    I know this because I used to have a job franking the mail in a car showroom, filling the empty bags with mail and then collecting the fresh ones from Royal Mail when they came to collect.

    The 'suspicious' man probably had either a bunch of empty Royal Mail sacks, or even (shock horror) a bag full of his own business mail
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    (Original post by Kenocide)
    No, it looked more like this, but bigger and with black print on like I said:
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    Looool

    I haven't lived in the UK for years but I know what this it. Bags like this are pretty common in Asian communities and such (ever been in a middle eastern airport?). It could have anything it it from laundry to food.
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    (Original post by Potential Trigger)
    LOL just LOL

    The bag description and belonging to the queen was funny but when you started describing his appearance you took it to another level.
    I agree, before the description of the man, it seemed innocent but now it has racist undertones.
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    I think the OP needs to get a hobby.
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    If it's stopping you from sleeping then just report it to Crimestoppers; it's free and anonymous.
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    Just f.cking find out what was in it at least, I'm dying to know.
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    being a postman myself, it may be a royal mail sack, but it may not have mail or packets inside it.. does the guy work for the company?
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    I wouldn't worry, it's probably just a dead body or something.

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