Garden centre targeted by burglars for third time this month

Garden centre targeted by burglars for third time this month

Garden centre targeted by burglars for third time this month

First published in News Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter covering Abingdon and Wantage, South Oxford and Kennington. Call me on 01865 425431

THIEVES attempted to steal a safe and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash after breaking into Millets Farm Centre near Abingdon.

The culprits forced their way into the centre through the front door at about 10.30pm on Monday, then forced their way into the office, police have revealed today.

It is the third time burglars have tried to break into the Frilford farm and garden centre this month.

In an attempted burglary on Friday, August 1, offenders tried to take a safe from the shop at 1.50am but ran off when they were spotted by a witness.

Police have not yet revealed the details of an attempted break-in on Thursday, August 14.

 

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