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Christmas Eve raid at pub in Preston with money stolen from fruit machine

Posted on - 29th January, 2024 - 12:39pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Pubs
The Golden Cross in Preston
The Golden Cross in Preston

A burglary and break-in took place at a pub in Preston in the early hours of Christmas Eve, police have said.

A man broke into the Golden Cross on Lancaster Road at around 3.40am on December 24 with money being stolen from the fruit machine.

Police said they have made a number of enquiries but have been unable to identify the man.

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A spokesperson for police said: “Do you recognise this man?

“He is wanted in connection with a burglary at the Golden Cross Pub in Preston on Christmas Eve at 3:40am. The suspect broke into the pub and then stole cash from the fruit machine.

“Although we have made a number of enquiries, we have so far been unable to identify the man in the CCTV still. That is why we are now asking for your help.”

Police image released in connection with the incident
Police image released in connection with the incident

If you have any information that could help police to identify this man, please call 101 quoting log 376 of 24/12/2023 or email 8131@lancashire.police.uk

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