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Witness appeal following thefts from Buxton renovation sites

Posted on 9th March 2015

Officers investigating a number of thefts from renovation sites in Buxton are appealing for information.

In recent weeks, police have received a number of reports whereby items have been stolen and damage has been caused to houses that are currently undergoing renovation in the town.

Sometime between 5pm on Friday, February 27 and 9am on Wednesday, March 4, thieves forced through the rear door of a property on Bishops Lane in Buxton.

A number of tools were taken from the house including a circular saw, drill and cement compressor.

Overnight between Monday, February 23 and 7.10am on Tuesday, February 24, offenders entered a property on St Johns Road, Buxton by cutting through the chains securing the front and rear doors.

Once inside, thieves damaged two bathrooms and stole the shower fitting from within. Tins of paint were also stolen from the site.

Residents are being encouraged to be vigilant and to report anyone acting suspiciously, or entering the building sites after hours, by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Anyone with any information about the recent thefts is asked to contact PC Lauren Siddall on 101 quoting crime number 7963/15.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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