A spate of burglaries on building sites in Burnley have broken out over the last week.

The offenders have been targeting businesses that are under construction where offenders have stolen large quantities of tools.

Officer Lee Tyler said: "There has been a spate of burglaries on Burnley Town Centre over the last week where offenders have targeted businesses that are under construction. 

"One was on Manchester Road at the 'Craft' and the other was on Active Way where the 'Carphone Warehouse' used to be.

“Once access has been gained to the building sites the offenders have stolen large quantities of tools.”

If anyone has any information about these crimes, please contact police on 101 quoting Log references LC-20221003-1225 for Manchester Road and LC-20221005-0173 for Active Way.