Man arrested following series of break-ins on the same Biddulph street

A man has been arrested following a series of burglaries on the same street in the Moorlands.

In the last week, police had three separate reports of break-ins at different businesses on High Street in Biddulph.

The first one came in at about 1.35am last Friday (5th April) when a hairdressers was broken into. Hairdryers, straighteners, cash and other items were taken.

The second one, which was reported about 12.35pm on Monday (8th April), involved a laptop and other electronic devices being taken from a business.

The third incident was an attempted break-in at a business on Wednesday (10th April).

Local officers have been speaking to people in the area, looking at CCTV and carrying out enquiries to investigate the incidents.

A 30-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested in connection with the incidents.

Inspector Karen Cooke, from the Moorlands local policing team, said: “Theft and burglary can have a devastating impact on businesses, people and livelihoods. We’re working proactively to target those responsible and protect people’s belongings across Staffordshire.

“We don’t underestimate the damage that theft and burglary can have. We’re committed to acting on people’s concerns, robustly investigating reports and working on a more proactive basis to tackle neighbourhood priorities.”

If you have any information call 101, quoting incident 39 of 5th April.

Tony Mullins
Tony Mullins
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