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Spate of burglaries at allotments in Etherley, County Durham
POLICE are investigating a spate of shed burglaries over the weekend.
Thieves struck at the allotments on Etherley Lane, next to the Pollards pub, in Etherley, County Durham, sometime between 5pm, on Friday, and 8am, on Saturday.
It is thought up to 26 sheds may have been broken into during that time.
PC Sam Chong said: "At this stage only one person has reported paraffin heaters missing from their shed. In addition, a number of poly tunnels have been slashed."
Witnesses, or anyone with information about the incidents, are asked to call Durham Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800-555-111.
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