Burglary spree appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses

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A spate of burglaries has hit Houghton Regis in the last week.

A property in Nash Close was broken into and a purse was taken between 11.30pm on Tuesday (15 March) and 7.30am on Wednesday (16 March), while the occupants were asleep.

Between 4am and 7.30am on Wednesday a property in Gainsborough Drive was targeted and a small black Michael Kors bag was taken.

The following evening a burglary took place in Langbrooke between 11pm on Wednesday and 4.40am on Thursday.

Cigarettes and a small bag containing a wallet were taken.

During the same time, a house was victim to a break-in at Vanbrugh Drive where a laptop and handbag were stolen.

A further house was broken into in Constable Close the same evening.

A bank card was stolen and several attempts were made to use the card in the early hours of the morning.

PC Simon Day, investigating, said: “This spate of burglaries in the town appears to be linked and we are thoroughly investigating each one.”

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.