CHEADLE Police have issued the following updates on the latest incidents and appeals in and around Cheadle;
At 8.25pm on Thursday, August 21, three females entered the Co-op Store, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, and stole a quantity alcohol. It is possible the females are related as one of them was heard referring to another as 'mum'. Police are examining CCTV and are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact 101 quoting VDU 384 of 22/08/2014.
At approximately 9.45pm on Thursday, August 21, another shoplifting occurred at Tesco Express, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, where a male and female attended the store. The female remained outside while the male entered and stole a quantity of coffee and other groceries before making good his escape. Police are examining CCTV and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact 101 quoting VDU 747 of 22/08/2014.
At approximately 4.20pm on Thursday, August 21, emergency services were called to a grass and hedge fire at Vicarage Farm, Blythe Bridge, which had been started deliberately. Two 15 year old females have been identified as responsible and are being dealt with by means of restorative justice with the agreement of the victim.
With regards to investigations around the bin, skip and grass fires around Cheadle police have identified a number of people suspected of being involved and so far have interviewed a 14-year-old male and 15-year-old male. Further people are still to be located and interviewed about these fires.
A burglary has taken place at McColls Store in Tean Road, Cheadle. Between 12.15am and 3.45am on Thursday, August 21, offenders forced entry into the store to steal a high quantity of cigarettes from behind the tills and cash from the office safe. Anyone with information should contact DC 4435 Stuart Pearson of Stoke-on-Trent Reactive CID at 101 extension 3035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org