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Smash-and-grab burglary at clothes shop

Detectives are hunting two suspects and pursuing several lines of enquiry after a smash-and-grab burglary at a clothes shop.

The front door and a window were smashed at Wiseguys in Middlegate, Newark, before a quantity of clothing was stolen from the store.

The burglary is believed to have happened at around 3.15am today (Wednesday 27 April 2022).

Detectives are trawling through CCTV footage and following numerous lines of enquiry as they continue to work hard to find those responsible.

Inspector Abigail Goucher, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “I’d like to reassure local businesses and members of the public that we are doing everything we possibly can to catch those responsible for this commercial burglary and bring them to justice.

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“We are committed to reducing burglary and we continue to work very closely with partners and local businesses to drive down incidents of this type.

“The impact of burglary on local businesses can be severe and far-reaching which is why we treat all reports seriously and work tirelessly to seek justice for victims.

“In order to assist us with our ongoing enquiries into this incident I would urge anyone with information, including those who may have CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage, to contact us as soon as possible as it may help us trace the offenders.”

Anyone with any information or footage is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 76 of 27 April 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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