Burglars steal cash from Melton business in overnight raid

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Burglars stole an unspecified amount of cash after an overnight raid at a Melton business.

It’s understood the burglars struck at the Yorkshire Trading Company in Sherrard Street between 6pm yesterday (Wednesday) and 7.40am today (Thursday).

A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: “We received report at around 7.40am this morning (Thursday) about a burglary at premises on Sherrard Street, Melton.

“Entry was gained by forcing open a rear, upper floor fire exit. Damage was caused to an internal office door and a quantity of cash was taken.

“Officers are appealing for anyone with any information about the incident to call 101.”

No-one from the Yorkshire Trading Company was available for comment at the time of going to press.

More to follow.