Spate of burglaries in West Denton

26 Oct 2016 12:08 PM

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Police are carrying out enquiries into a spate of burglaries overnight in the West Denton area.

Officers have received around seven reports of houses and garages having been broken into in the Gofton Walk, Milecastle Court, Linbridge Drive, Rosedale Court, Hillhead Parkway and Gracefield Close areas.

The break-ins are thought to have happened sometime between 7pm Tuesday (Oct 25) and 6am Wednesday (Oct 26).

Police are in the area this morning making enquiries into the burglaries and speaking to victims to establish what has been stolen.

They will be carrying out house to house enquiries and passing crime prevention advice on to residents.

People are asked to ensure their homes, garages and vehicles are locked and secure overnight and that all valuables are stored somewhere safe.

Residents are also asked to be on the lookout for anyone hanging around neighbourhoods late at night or in the early hours of the morning and report this behaviour to police.

Anyone who saw anything or anyone suspicious in any of the affected areas overnight is asked to get in touch with the Newcastle North policing team on 101 quoting reference number 53 16/10/16.


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