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Plea renewed after spate of crime

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: February 26, 2014

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POLICE at Camelford have issued a further appeal for information following burglaries at four business premises in Tintagel on a night four weeks ago.

Thieves stole two charity boxes as well as cash from tills during a spate of burglaries in the early hours.

Police are investigating break-ins at three shops and a fish and chip shop that occurred overnight during Wednesday, January 29, and Thursday morning at properties in Bossiney Road and Fore Street.

Entry was gained at the Honey Shop in Fore Street by forcing a side door. Cash was stolen.

The hardware shop opposite the visitor centre was entered after a window was forced and cash stolen. Money was also stolen from the nearby Tea in Tintagel café. Fish and chip shop Uncle Jack's Cabin was also entered by forcing a side door. The thief, or thieves, stole two charity boxes – for Help for Heroes and the RNLI – at Uncle Jack's Cabin.

Launceston police can be contacted on telephone number 101 quoting crime number BC/14/38.

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  • josdave  |  February 26 2014, 8:49AM

    Anyone who steals charity boxes is among the lowest of the low and as that money will probably go into his/her arm or up the nose it will never be recovered. Sad that so many people resort to this despicable action.