Two shops broken into in March overnight

The Pet Shop, March.

The Pet Shop, March. - Credit: Archant

Two shops were broken into in March overnight.

A burglar used a crowbar to force entry to The Pet Shop, of Station Road, March, at 5am and stole £50 from the till.

Cash and a laptop were also snatched overnight from florist Fleurtations, of Fenland Walk.

The Pet Shop owner Rob Phipps has offered a £100 reward to find the burglar, who has captured on the shop’s CCTV.

He said: “We have caught the burglar on CCTV. The person is 5ft 3 and is wearing a dark hoodie, tracksuit bottoms, brand new trainers and is carrying a holdall.

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“Anyone walking past the shop at the time would have seen the burglar through the window playing with the till.”

A Cambs Police spokesman said: “We received a call from The Pet Shop at 8.15am and Fleurtations at 9.42am.

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“Both said they were broken into. We will be investigating.”

If you have any information go to The Pet Shop or call police on 101

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