Published On: Mon, Feb 9th, 2015 on 12:24 pm

Masked burglars target two schools, including centre for the disabled in Dewsbury

Masked burglars have targeted two schools in Dewsbury just weeks apart, including one for people with learning difficulties.

Dewsbury School Burglars

Police have now appealed for information by releasing CCTV images following the incidents.

The most recent incident took place at Ravensthorpe Social Education Centre and Special Care Unit in John’s Street, Ravensthorpe, at 7.30pm on 3 February.

Entry was gained to the rear of the building but it is not yet believed that anything was stolen.

Cash stolen after forced entry

This follows a burglary at St Paulinus Junior and Infant School in Temple Road, Dewsbury, at 6.15pm on 12 January when cash was stolen after suspects forced entry to the reception area of the building.

Dewsbury School Burglars

PC Samantha Smith, of Kirklees CID, said: “We would urge anyone with information about either of these incidents or the people responsible to call Kirklees CID on 101.”

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