Burglary at Worthing playgroup

CAMERAS were stolen during a burglary at a Worthing playgroup.

Police are investigating the break-in, which took place at the Ashdown Road Playgroup, in Ashdown Road, Worthing, overnight on Thursday, March 8.

Four cameras, one PC and two laptops were stolen.

Sergeant Simon Smith said: “Police have been raising awareness among other local playgroups to offer crime prevention advice to ensure their buildings are properly secured.

“Scene of crimes officers have been completing forensic examinations as part of the ongoing investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 304 of 9/3.

A full story, including an interview with the manager of the Ashdown Centre, which shares the premises and also had items stolen, will be published in this week’s Worthing Herald (out Thursday, March 15).