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Police appeal after armed gang raid property in Carlisle

Cumbria police are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred on Edward Street, Carlisle at around 7:50pm on Friday 20 November 2020.

A large group of around ten males attempted to gain access to the property on the street with at least three carrying metal poles.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “Suspects have smashed both front windows and forced the front door. The group then got into three vehicles including a silver Astra, a black estate and a further unknown vehicle.

“Nobody was believed to have been injured in the incident.

“Police are appealing for any witnesses or any information that can assist with this investigation. Police are also requesting anyone with CCTV, dashcam or smart doorbells to review any footage that could assist.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC 2725 Kilday on 101 quoting log 162 of the 20th.

Alternatively, you can call Crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. We are also using this opportunity to remind people to be extra vigilant when it comes to securing their properties.

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