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Attempted burglary in Newcastle

23 Feb 2015 12:03 PM

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Police are appealing for information following an attempted burglary in Newcastle.

It happened between 3am and 8am on Monday, February 9, when the offender forced entry into a back garden on Falstone Avenue, South Denton and attempted to break into a shed.

They were unable to open it but caused damage to padlocks before making off.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious or who has any information which may help is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 169 09/02/15.

The appeal comes during Operation Soundwave - a forcewide campaign aimed at targeting opportunist thieves and burglars.

For crime prevention advice visit:http://www.northumbria.police.uk/advice_and_information/crime_prevention/index.asp