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Crime spree hits town centre
5:27pm Sunday 21st October 2012 in News
HIGH street shops have been hit by a burglary spree in Clacton.
Thieves have targeted shops and restaurants in the seaside town 27 times in just two months.
Police have started carrying out targeted patrols to cut the rise in burglaries, which have mainly seen cash and charity boxes stolen.
The Lunch Box, Beds Centres and Crispins Sandwich Bar are just three places to be hit by the crooks.
Shop owners have been warned not to keep large amounts of cash on the premises, secure the buildings and to consider extra security.
They have also told people to remove all valuables from their cars.
If you have any information on burglaries in Clacton contact police on 101.