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Two homes targeted by same thieves in one day in Shirley, Southampton
12:21pm Saturday 8th February 2014 in News
POLICE believe two burglaries within half a mile of each other in Southampton could be linked.
Intruders plundered an engagement ring and £105 cash after breaking into a home in Pentire Way, Shirley.
They removed part of a back garden fence panel to gain access before forcing open patio doors with a blunt tool.
They conducted an untidy search in upstairs bedrooms before damaging another fence panel in a neighbouring garden on the way out.
Intruders also used a tool to force open the rear door of a home in Wilton Crescent the same day, but left empty-handed after an untidy search.
Both break-ins happened on Tuesday, January 28 – the first between 4.30pm and 6pm and the second between 8am and 10.30pm.
Witnesses should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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