Handbags stolen after break-in at residential care home

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Puttenhoe care home
Puttenhoe Care Home

Handbags owned by two members of care staff at a residential home in Putnoe were stolen during an overnight break-in.

The members of staff at the Puttenhoe residential home heard a suspicious noise coming from the staff room in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

Bedfordshire Police were called at approximately 3am this morning (Wednesday) following the report of a break-in.

“After checking the room, [staff] noticed that a window was open and two handbags were missing,” said a statement from the Police.

“One handbag is described as black and the other as pink and both contained a number of personal items inside.

“Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police via the online reporting tool or call 101, quoting reference number 40/29785/20.”

 

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