Police warning issued after spate of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble

Posted on - 25th November, 2017 - 5:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News, Tulketh
Mulgrave Avenue Pic: Google
Mulgrave Avenue Pic: Google

A spate of burglaries in Ashton-on-Ribble has triggered a police appeal.


Preston Police say a man, in his 20s and using a yellow coloured mountain bike to get around is wanted in connection with the break-ins.

Homes in Mulgrave Avenue, Powis Road and Egerton Road are understood to have been targeted in the last two weeks.

One burglary involved a brick being thrown through a window to gain access.

Police say the majority of the burglaries have taken place overnight and the offender is forcing entry via rear doors and windows.

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A number of sheds and garages have also been broken into.

The man suspected is said to be white, slim, clean shaven, wearing a black baseball cap, black tracksuits and blue trainers.

Anyone with information can call police via 101 and use the log SA1718247.

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