Shops burgled in Newcastle

15 Jan 2016 17:06 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after two shop burglaries in the Arthurs Hill area of Newcastle.

Between 2:52am and 5am this morning (Fri Jan 15) two men broke into the Family Shopper store and GT Electrics store in Stanhope Street.

They got in through the rear shutters of the shops and stole cash and a large quantity of cigarettes and spirits from inside. 

Enquiries are ongoing into the break-ins and police are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious people or vehicles in Stanhope Street this morning, or anyone who is offered the cigarettes or alcoho for sale, to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 134 15/01/16.