Police hunt thieves who raided Kirkby pub

Police are investigation after a child was taken to hospital
Police are investigation after a child was taken to hospital

Police are investigating a burglary at Wetherspoons in Kirkby in the early hours of Sunday.

Police were called to a burglary on Diamond Avenue at 3.55am (Sunday February 17).

A police spokesman said: “Officers swiftly arrived on the scene and the suspects fled, possibly in a silver car.

“We are keen to speak to anyone in the area who may have information.”

A spokesman for JD Wetherspoon said: “We can confirm that a side door at The Regent pub was broken into, and someone entered the premises in the early hours of Sunday morning.

“Two fruit machines in the pub were smashed open and cash stolen.

“The pub reopened at 1pm on Sunday, following Police investigations.”

Anyone with information call 101 quoting incident 182 of 17th February.