Spate of burglaries across Rugby

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Police in Rugby are warning about a spate of burglaries in and around town over the last two weeks.

Thieves have been targeting a number of homes in recent days at the following addresses:

* Parkfield Road, Rugby: October 18, just after 2.30pm, witness saw a man trying to get into a window of the house. He was described as white, blond hair, aged around 18 to 19 years old, wearing a grey tracksuit and black gloves. He ran away when he was spotted.

* Bulkington Road, Wolvey: October 18, just before 9pm, several items stolen. A silver Renault van, registration LY54 AFN, was seen leaving the area and discarding items out of the window at it left the scene.

*Earls Walk, Binley Woods: October 18, before 11.45am, jewellery and a laptop stolen

*Kareen Grove, Binley Woods: October 18 and 19, during the night, thieves got into the garden and targeted two sheds. The padlock on one of the sheds was sawn off and a second padlock is missing. They got one shed door open but nothing is believed to be missing.

* Slade Road, Rugby: October 19 and 20, during the night, several items stolen

* Edyvean Close, Rugby: October 21, before 9.30pm, laptop and Egyptian jewellery stolen

* Bawnmore Road, Rugby: October 22, 7.20pm, burglary alarm activate - nothing stolen

* Mill Farm Close, Rugby: October 22, 10.10pm, several items stolen

* Beswick Gardens, Rugby: October 22-23, during the night, cash stolen

* Norman Road, Rugby: October 23, before 9.20pm, door kicked in but nothing stolen

* Bowen Road, Rugby: October 23, before 9.45pm, several items stolen

* Elm Close, Binley Woods: October 24, before 1pm, window pulled off its hinges, nothing believed to have been stolen.

* Sandford Way, Rugby: October 25, before 1.20pm, several items including shelving stolen from the garage

* Cymbeline Way, Rugby: October 26, before 12.50pm, several items stolen

* Seabroke Avenue, Rugby: between midday on October 23 and 2.45pm on October, several electrical items stolen along with keys to Ford Focus. Keys were then used to steal the vehicle outside.

Witnesses or anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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