Appeal for witnesses to burglaries at businesses in Tewkesbury
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Officers are appealing for witnesses to a numbers of burglaries at businesses in Tewkesbury over the weekend.
A number of incidents have been reported since the early hours of yesterday (Sunday 26 July) and it is currently unknown if they are linked.
The first incident was reported at a restaurant on Church Street after offenders forced entry before searching the premises. This is believed to have taken place during the early hours of yesterday morning and it is currently unknown if anything was stolen.
The second incident was reported in High Street after offenders forced entry to a bakery before stealing a safe from inside.
A further incident was reported at a shop on High Street after offenders gained entry before taking an unknown quantity of cash and alcohol from inside.
Another shop was also targeted on Nelson Street after offenders gained entry at some point between 2pm on Saturday (25 July) and 11am yesterday before stealing cash and a laptop.
One business on Barton Street and one business on High Street were also entered and it has been confirmed that these were attempted burglaries with nothing being stolen.
Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the burglaries taking place or with information to please call 101 quoting one of the below incident numbers:
- Incident 120 of 26 July: restaurant on Church Street
- Incident 132 of 26 July: bakery on High Street
- Incident 180 of 26 July: shop on High Street
- Incident 206 of 26 July: shop on Nelson Street
- Incident 400 of 26 July: attempted burglary on Barton Street
- Incident 102 of 27 July: attempted burglary on High Street
Information can also be submitted via our online reporting form: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/