May 13, 2020
AN honesty shop at a rural farm has been targeted by thieves amid the coronavirus pandemic. A roadside shop at Sam’s Hens, Croxden, was broken into during the early hours of Monday. The raiders stole a freezer full of ice cream as well as a cash box.
September 26, 2019
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a number of incidents across the Moorlands. Two bicycles were stolen from outside the Spar Shop in Forsbrook on Tuesday, September 17. A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “We are seeking any information about the theft of two push bikes from outside the Spar Shop in Forsbrook that occurred on Tuesday, September 17 between 6pm and 7.30pm.
April 11, 2019
FIVE men have been jailed following a nationwide spree of thefts from cash machines – including one in Cheadle. The men were involved in an organised crime group which netted £1,000,000 and caused damage costing more than £200,000 after attacking ATMs across the country between June 2017 and September 2018. They used specialist cutting equipment, stolen from fire stations, to force entry into stores and attack the cash machines.
February 6, 2018
THOUSANDS of pounds in cash, booze and kitchen equipment have been stolen from Indian restaurants in the Moorlands.