Power tools stolen overnight in Houghton garage break-in

Detectives investigating a garage burglary in Houghton-le-Spring have appealed for witnesses to come forward and residents to check any CCTV footage after the incident.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 11:32 am
Police are investigating the burglary.

Officers received a report of a burglary overnight on Wednesday, July 7, at an address in the Butterwick Road area of Houghton-le-Spring.

Police have said that the victim woke up and found offenders had forced entry into his garage and stolen a quantity of power tools before making off.

An investigation is ongoing into the break-in and officers are asking the local community to come forward with any information that may assist their enquiries.

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Residents are asked to check any CCTV or doorbell footage and report any individuals who are seen acting suspiciously in the area overnight between July 6 and July 7.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of our website or by calling 101 quoting log NP-20210707-0196.

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