Thieves target 27 garages in ONE NIGHT in Poole raids

THIEVES targeted 27 garages in Poole in one night, according to Dorset Police.

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after the garages – in Keyes Close and Downey Close – were raided at around 2am on Thursday, December 28.

Following enquiries, police found 18 garages in Keyes Close and nine in Downey Close had been broken into.

Officers are also looking to identify three young people who were seen in the area wearing dark clothing and riding a brightly-coloured pushbike.

Downey Close in Poole was also a target for thieves. Picture: Google

Downey Close in Poole was also a target for thieves. Picture: Google

PC Jamie Adams, of Poole police, said: “We are conducting enquiries into these burglaries, and I am keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the vicinity around the relevant timeframe.

“I would also like to ask residents in the area to check their home-security cameras to see if they have any relevant footage which may be able to help us with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230202202. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously via, or by calling 0800 555 111.

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