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Premises burgled in Northumberland

17 Feb 2017 15:27 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following several burglaries in Northumberland.

On Wednesday, February 15, at 11.28pm it was reported that a flat on Main Street in Seahouses had been burgled. Offenders had searched the premises and stolen a safe containing jewellery and cash and left without being seen. Crime reference 1289 of 15/02/17.

Overnight between 11pm on Wednesday, February 15, and 8.30am on Thursday, February 16, thieves broke into the Queen's Head Pub on Front Street, Glanton. They searched the premises and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the till and charity boxes, before leaving unseen. Crime reference 206 of 16/02/17.

Thieves force entry from the rear of Milan Restaurant on High Street in Wooler again overnight between 11.30pm on Wednesday, February 15, and 9am on Thursday, February 16. They stole an undisclosed quantity of cash and left without being seen. Crime reference 227 of 16/02/17.

In Rothbury a burglary was reported at the Railway Hotel on Bridges street when offenders got into the premises overnight between 10pm on Wednesday, February 15, and 9.10am on Thursday, February 16. It is believed they left empty handed Crime reference 232 16/02/17.

Neighbourhood Inspector Liz Hall said: "Officers are making enquiries into these offences and are appealing for help from the public. We'd ask if anyone was in the area at the time of the offences and may have seen or heard anything suspicious, to get in contact.

"We'd ask people to be vigilant and contact the police if they see any suspicious activity. Anyone with concerns can speak to a neighbourhood officer.

"We have additional officers on patrol in these areas carrying out enquiries."

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting the relevant reference number ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.