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Recent crimes in Amble and Rothbury

13 Feb 2017 12:28 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following several recent crimes in Amble and Rothbury in Northumberland.

Overnight between 11pm on Thursday, 2 and 9.28am on Friday, 3 February, thieves struck at an address in Davis Drive in Amble. They entered the rear garden and forced the garden she stealing a Matika green drill , Yellow Dwalt radio, Black angle grinder from the rear garden shed. Crime reference 012158A/17.

On Friday, February 3, several crimes were reported; between 8am and 8.40am, a bicycle was stolen from the rear garden of an address on Leslie Drive in Amble. The bicycle a dark blue and white man's mountain bike with white rear mudguard, white front forks and 27.5 inch wheels. Crime reference 012479D/17.

Between 8am and 11.50am a burglary occurred at an address in Newburgh Street in Amble. An offender entered the rear garden and garden shed stole an extendable aluminium door ramp (extends from 5ft to 12ft) and a claw hammer.
Crime reference 012090J/17.

Between 2.30pm and 3pm a bike and scrap metal was stolen from the rear garden of an address on Burnside, Longhoughton. Crime reference 012423H/17.

Officers are also investigating the theft of a livestock trailer which was stolen from outside a house in Rothbury on Wednesday, February 8, between 7.15pm and 9.45pm. Thieves cut through a chain to steal the Ifor Williams, dropside utility trailer 6 feet x 4 feet, serial number 0702922, registration number BV66LKF. It is believed the trailer may have been seen being towed through Rothbury village towards Thropton that evening. Crime reference 012158A/17 .

Police are appealing for witnesses to all these crimes and want to remind residents to keep property securely out of sight and make sure sheds are kept securely locked. Residents are asked to remain vigilant and to report suspicious activity and vehicles to police straightaway.

Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call 101 and quote the relevant reference number.