Cumbria Police say fighting burglaries and thefts in Barrow is a 'particular priority' – despite a shop keeper claiming he is so fed up with the response from police that he has to post his own CCTV online to gather information
Adrian Hughes, who runs the Cycle 100 shop in the town, has been burgled more than 70 times.
A police spokesperson said: "Police in Barrow are committed to pursuing all lines of inquiry and examining all forms of evidence that can help officers target criminals and bring them before the courts.
"Tackling thefts and burglaries is a particular priority for the area and if CCTV was presented to the police that could help, it would be taken seriously and examined as part of a criminal investigation.
"Recently, we received a report of a burglary at Cycle 100 at around 11pm on 15 September. The investigation into this offence is ongoing which involves more than one line of enquiry.
"We can confirm that CCTV footage that may be connected to the offence was handed to police and enquiries are currently underway with the images being shared with other police officers to identify the offenders.
"Anyone who was in the vicinity of Ramsden Street in Barrow on Saturday evening and may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area of the shop is asked to call Barrow police immediately on 101."
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