Thieves target Oswestry shops and offices

By Sue Austin | Oswestry | Crime | Published:

Oswestry police are investigating a theft and attempted thefts in the Bailey Head area of the town.

The offences took place at about 1pm on Friday, August 30. Officers said that unidentified persons entered a store in Albion Hill, forced open an old fashioned cash register and stole notes from the till.

At around the same time, a man went into an office in Bailey Street and stole a mobile phone.

"A male and two females had been seen attempting to enter locked private areas at a public house in Bailey Street, and appeared to attempt distraction thefts at a store in Bailey Street," said a police spokesman.

Anyone with information or who may have seen people acting suspiciously is urged to contact police on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.

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