Laptop and cash stolen in Barnstaple burglary

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Distinctive blue laptop and roll of £20 notes was taken in alleged break in after burglars made ‘untidy search’ of home.

POLICE are appealing for information after a bright blue laptop was taken during a house burglary yesterday (Weds).

The alleged break in happened in Pottington Road between 7.30am and 3pm.

A metallic blue Samsung laptop with silver lines on the lid were taken, as well as a bundle of £20 notes.

Police believe the thieves gained entry to the house by forcing the front door open and an untidy search was made of the property.


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DC Simon Scotthorne, from the investigation team, said: “The laptop is very distinctive and with the burglary happening in broad daylight we’re hoping someone will have seen something suspicious.

“If you saw anyone wandering around with a bright blue laptop in the area at the time, or if someone has tried to sell one to you, please get in touch with police.

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“Similarly, if you find any bundles of cash please let us know.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CB/13/3515.

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