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Police hunt burglars after three raids

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: March 27, 2014

By Leslie Jackson

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses following three burglaries.

Between Saturday. March 15, and Monday. March 17, a property in West Street, Leek was raided when thieves forced entry through the back door.

A 42 inch Sony television and a black PS3 were stolen.

The front door lock of a flat was forced open at a property in Sandon Street, Leek.

Police said that the offence took place when the property was left on Wednesday, March 12, and when the occupiers returned on Monday March 17.

A Toshiba laptop, a halogen cooker, two Panasonic stereos, a Tonka toy, vinyl records and an Ion turntable, along with a Sky Broadband router and a land line telephone, were stolen.

During the afternoon of Sunday, March 20, thieves gained entry into an insecure property at Stoney Lane, Endon. A Kindle and an iPad were taken.

Police officers are also investigating the theft of more than £2,000 worth of power tools taken from a vehicle in Thames Drive, Biddulph. The incident occurred overnight on March 16 and 17.

Anyone with information is asked to call Staffordshire Police on their 101 number or contact Crimestoppers, the independent crime fighting charity on 0800 555111.

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