Mobile phones stolen from warehouse

Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police are appealing for information following a high value burglary at a warehouse in Altham.

The burglary took place in the early hours of Monday at Exertis Ltd on Shorten Brook Way. Three offenders forced entry to a window, climbed into the premises and removed a large number of boxed mobile phones.

The offenders left via the window with the stolen goods.

The stolen property includes 170 boxed iPhone 6S and 380 Samsung Galaxy S5 Neos.

Det. Sgt Melissa Kelly, from East CID, said: “We are conducting enquiries in the area and we are keen to hear from anyone who has any information that could assist with our on-going investigation. Two males were disturbed near to the premises the previous evening and we believe this could be linked to the burglary. If anyone witnessed any suspicious activity nearby then please get in touch.

“I would also urge anyone who may have been offered an iPhone 6S or Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo to contact us with any information.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 212 of 1st February.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.