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Police appeal for information after a series of burglaries in the High Peak

Police are appealing for information and after five burglaries during the same evening in parts of the High Peak.

Two homes, a garage, a shed and a pub were targeted sometime between Saturday, 20 July and Sunday, 21 July.

A mobile was phone was stolen from a handbag at a property on Marsh Lane, at New Mills. It was discovered by the homeowner after he was disturbed by a noise outside his home at 7.40am on Sunday, 21 July.

At around 1.20am on Sunday, 21 July a man was woken up by a dog barking, and disturbed someone on his way in to the kitchen of his home on Hockerley New Road in Whaley Bridge. Nothing was stolen.

The garage of a property on Miller’s Vale in New Mills was broken in to sometime between Saturday, 20 July and Sunday, 21 July. A black Cannondale mountain bike was stolen.

Also during the same night, a shed in the garden of a property on Park Terrace at Glossop was targeted.

Officers also had reports of a man seen running away from the Old Bulls Head pub, on New Road, at Buxworth at around 3.40am. A laptop and a set of car keys had been taken.

None of these incidents took place during the recent evacuations related to the risk of the Toddbrook Reservoir breaching.

Police have been carrying out enquiries, and would like to speak to anyone who may have noticed anything suspicious, or have any information about the incidents.

If you think you may be able to help officers, get in touch with them using one of the following non-emergency contact methods, quoting the reference number 19*381126 and name of the officer in the case, DC Tim Brown, in any correspondence.

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
  • Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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