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Six Stourport businesses burgled in overnight spate

By Dayna Farrington | Stourport | Crime | Published:

Six businesses in a Wyre Forest town have been burgled in an overnight spate.

The burgled premises were located in York Street, High Street and Lombard Street

Thieves have targeted a series of businesses in Stourport town centre between 12.30am and 2.40am on August 13.

The affected premises are all located in York Street, High Street and Lombard Street.

West Mercia Police officers are now appealing to residents in the town to come forward if they saw anything suspicious in the area.

A spokesman for the force said: "Police are appealing to Stourport residents for information following a series of business burglaries in the town centre.

"Six businesses have been burgled by unknown persons in Stourport town centre overnight on August 13.

"Offenders have forced entry to the businesses and stolen cash, tip jars, electric cigarettes, mobile phones and a laptop. A blue VW Touran was stolen from York Street after the keys were obtained from an attacked premises.

"Officers are encouraging the community to call police if they witness any persons acting suspiciously in and around Stourport, or may have seen a blue VW Golf in the vicinity between the offence times."

Anyone with information can call West Mercia Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident reference number 0086S of August 14.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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