Burnham-On-Sea burglaries in a week hit Boots, garage, charity
in Burnham-On-Sea have stolen thousands of pounds of stock in THREE
late-night raids in just one week.
Boots the chemist, the Central Garage petrol station in Berrow Road
and The Childrens Society charity have all been burgled over the
are investigating whether the three burglaries are linked after
the spate of crime.
branch of Boots The Chemist in The High Street was targeted early
on Monday morning (April 3rd).
spokesman Craig Evry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Police were
called at 3.30am on Monday to Boots in the High Street to a burglary.
Perfume and aftershave was stolen. A man was seen on CCTV at the
scene and walked off along Abingdon Street."
forensics team have been helping with the investigation and anyone
with information should call 101 and quote crime reference 5217072895."
the second incident, Burnham-On-Sea's Central Garage in Berrow Road
was broken into last Thursday when thousands of pounds of stock
was stolen in a late-night break-in. Its door was smashed, as pictured
here, to gain access.
are investigating a burglary at a service station in Berrow Road
that occurred at 2am last Thursday," a police spokesman told
men were involved in a stolen vehicle. Rocks were used to force
access through the door and a large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes
with information about the petrol station break-in should contact
Burnham Police on 101, quoting crime reference 5217069651.
in a third burglary, first
reported here, mean-spirited burglars smashed their way through
the door of Burnham-On-Sea's Childrens Society charity shop early
on Friday (March 31st), stealing stock.
glass door of The Children's Society in Burnham High Street was
smashed in the early hours of Friday morning, as pictured above.
spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We received
reports that a charity shop was being broken into early on Friday
morning in the High Street."
number of items were reported missing from the shop and Police enquiries
are continuing. Anyone with information should call 101 and quote