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Preston Market butchers has cash taken in raid

Posted on - 1st November, 2017 - 10:02pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre
A man captured on CCTV in the Market
A man captured on CCTV in the Market

A Preston butchers is offering a reward for information after they were raided during Tuesday evening.

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Adrian Livesey’s Butchers has released a CCTV picture of a man they say is wanted in connection with the incident at Preston Indoor Market.

Sam Livesey, who also represents the Preston Market Traders Association, said: “We believe he was trying to target the cigarette kiosk by trying to get in from our fridge.

“However, upon entering our fridge he turned it upside down and stole from us.

“You all understand how hard we work. To have this done has been very distressing.

“If anyone has any information please contact the police.”

Livesey's has been trading since 1983
Livesey’s has been trading since 1983

A considerable sum of money was taken from the butchers during the incident which took place around 10.30pm on Tuesday (31 October).

Read more: New Preston Market opening is delayed until after Christmas

The money was in a till drawer as Livesey’s say they had a late catering payment that hadn’t been cashed.

Anyone with information can call Preston Police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1717302.

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