South Tyneside school hit by burglars twice in one month

Police are appealing for information after a South Tyneside school was broken into twice in a month.
Police are appealing for information after a South Tyneside school was broken into twice in a month.

A police appeal has been launched after a South Tyneside school was hit twice by burglars in a month.

Thieves first broke into St James RC Junior School in Solway Road, Hebburn on Wednesday November 16.

Cash and cheques were stolen from an office in the school. It happened at around 9.20pm.

The school was broken into a second time on Monday November 21 at 7pm.

This time, nothing was stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 1118 161116 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.