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Break-in at shop in the Plungington area

Posted on - 24th December, 2017 - 2:03pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Plungington
Crystals store in Ripon Street Pic: Google
Crystals store in Ripon Street Pic: Google

A Preston shop was broken into during the early hours of Christmas Eve.

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Crystals convenience store in Ripon Street, close to the Garstang Road end, was targeted.

The raid took place around 12.30am on Sunday (24 December) in the Plungington area.

A nearby property owner said they heard ‘two bangs like someone ram raiding’.

Preston Police have been making door-to-door enquiries.

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A police spokesman said: “The shop was burgled by forcing entry to a door.

“Cash and cigarettes were stolen and substantive damage caused inside.”

Police have also issued a warning after a number of burglaries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

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