Alarm sends would-be thieves fleeing empty-handed during Northampton break-in

Police launch appeal for information after attempted burglary at Kingsthorpe store

By Kevin Nicholls
Friday, 24th January 2020, 10:14 am
Updated Friday, 24th January 2020, 10:27 am

Burglars ran off empty-handed after setting off an alarm while attempting a break-in at a Northampton hair and beauty supplies store.

Detectives say offenders smashed the front window of wholesalers Aston & Fincher in Cartwright Road, Kingsthorpe Hollow, between 6pm and 7.45 last night (Thursday, January 23).

But a Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "It is believed the activation of the burglar alarm may have disturbed the intruders and nothing was stolen."

Aston & Fincher in Kingsthorpe Hollow was targeted by thieves

Police are asking anyone with information or who may have seen the attempted break-in to call 101 quoting reference number 20000044075.