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Did you see a burglary at Abbey Church?

Police in Shrewsbury are appealing for information following a burglary at Abbey Church.

The burglary happened between the hours of 6pm on Friday (7 July) and 10am on Saturday (8 July) at the premises on Abbey Foregate in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

It is believed that unknown offenders have located a medieval-style key and entered the church, where they have taken an amount of money. They then left the scene, taking the key with them.

It was also reported to police that overnight (Monday 10 July to Tuesday 11 July), the unknown offenders have returned to the church and have taken another amount of money.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed either of these burglaries, or who may have seen any suspicious activity, including vehicles, in the area at the time.  Should you have any information, or happen to come across the medieval-style key, please contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident 313S of 8 July.

Issued: Wednesday 12 July at 10:30am, by Vicky Smith in Corporate Communications

 

 

Published 12/07/17