Thieves hit Burntwood school three times

Burglars have hit a Burntwood school for children with special educational needs three times in as many weeks.


On the school website this morning.

The thieves’ latest attack on Chasetown Community School was reported by the caretaker at around 3am, this morning (November 2).

Forensics officers were still at the scene at 1pm this afternoon.

Check delayed

This work is delaying the task of taking a full account of what has been taken.

But it is known that some computer laptops and tablets have been stolen.

The school has been closed for the day.

The two earlier attacks took place on Wednesday and Saturday, October 12 and 22.

Burntwood school

Staffordshire Police are now appealing for information.


School attacked three times in three weeks.

Inspector Rob Neeson, said: ” We are keen to hear from anyone who may be able to help us with these burglaries.

“As a consequence of the actions of these offenders, the pupils at the school have had to miss out on a day’s schooling.

Children distressed

“This is distressing for them as they have special educational needs.

“I would urge anyone who has any information about these incidents to contact us as soon as possible on 101, quoting incident 37, of November 2.”

Information can also be given anonymously via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111, or through their online form (click here).

No personal details are taken. Information cannot be traced, or recorded.

People giving information anonymously do not go to court.

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