Armed police sent to Doncaster town after suspected break-in

Armed police were sent to out to a Doncaster town in the middle of the night after concerns were raised that someone was trying to break into a business.

Wednesday, 29th April 2020, 3:50 pm

Officers were sent out at around 11pm on Friday evening, said police, because of concerns in Askern, where there were concerns someone may have been trying to break into one of the shops in the town.

Some residents in Askern have been concerned about break-ins at business premises in recent weeks.

A police spokesman said in a statement: “Police were called at 10.55pm on Friday evening after reports of suspicious activity near to Furniture World in Askern.

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“It was reported a number of offenders were attempting to access the premises.

“Officers were deployed but the premises was found to be secure.

“No arrests were made.”

They confirmed it was the armed response team who attended the scene.

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