Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Burglars Strike Twice in 48 Hours at Rugby Club

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Burglars Strike Twice in 48 Hours at Rugby Club

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RUGBY players' shirts have been stolen from Oldham Roughyeds - the second break-in in just 48 hours.

Thieves swiped a number of the players' kits along with items of training gear and a 'quantity' of other clothes on Friday night.

This came just two days after thieves broke into the club's Whitebank office where they took wines, spirits, computers and stewards' radios.

Damage was also caused to the referees' changing room during the burglary.

The chairman of the Kingstone Press Championship club, Chris Hamilton, said: "I'm sick of it - to the back teeth. It's the latest in a number of attacks since we moved to Whitebank and we need people to assist us in identifying those who are carrying out these raids.

"On Wednesday amongst items stolen were all the radios used by stewards. These are not everyday items and anybody offering these for sale should stand out. …

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