Police are investigating a spate of thefts from shops in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge.

Officers have issued an appeal for information following the latest incident in Burnham town centre on Thursday (June 1st).

In Burnham, Boots, Londis and Prim ‘n’ Proper are among the shops who have had valuable stock taken.

A Police spokesman said: “Officers are investigating after receiving a report of a shop theft in Highbridge on Sunday 28 May.”

“Before 5pm, two offenders entered a shop, in Church Street, and made off with around £200 in items.”

“The offenders, a man and woman, were described as white and between 40-50 years old.”

“Officers are aware of a similar incident, involving a male suspect, on Thursday 1 June in Burnham-on-Sea’s High Street at around 5pm.”

“Enquires into both incidents are ongoing but officers believe the two shop thefts may be linked.”

“Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team are engaging with local businesses and completing high visibility patrols.”

“We encourage anyone with CCTV footage or who witnessed anything suspicious to get in touch on 101 and quote reference 5223124779 (Highbridge) or 5223128400 (Burnham-on-Sea).”

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