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Police make appeal after Portland break-ins
10:00am Saturday 24th August 2013 in News
POLICE are appealing for information after Portland businesses and a church were also targeted by burglars.
Portland Bowling Club was targeted between midday on Sunday, August 4 and 10am on Monday, August 5 and a safe was stolen.
Between 5.30pm on Sunday August, 4 and 10.20am on Monday, August 5 money was stolen from St Georges Church in Reforne.
Cash was also taken from Portland United Football Club, which suffered an identical break-in between 10.30pm on Sunday, August 11 and 7.30pm on Monday, August 12.
Thieves also struck at the Esso garage on Easton Lane in the early hours of Wednesday, August 14.
Sergeant Ged Want said: “In each burglary, thieves have either smashed or removed windows in order to gain entry.
“I urge shopkeepers to make sure their premises are secured.
“Do not leave cash inside your business at night. I ask that people keep their eyes peeled for anyone acting suspiciously in their area.”
Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 14:39.
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