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Arcade machines smashed and cash stolen from Great Yarmouth pier

17:40 01 April 2014

Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier & Theatre

Great Yarmouth Britannia Pier & Theatre

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2010

Offenders have repeatedly targeted a Great Yarmouth pier, smashing arcade machines and stealing cash and toys.

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The Britannia Pier has been hit four times in the last three weeks and police are now appealing for information.

In the first incident on Wednesday, March 12, between 7.50pm and 8pm, offenders smashed an arcade machine and stole cash.

The following Monday, between 9.15am and 9.35am, another machine inside a beach hut was smashed towards the back of the pier.

Then on Thursday, March 20 the attraction was targeted twice. First between 6.40pm and 6.55pm when damage was caused to a window, and again between 5pm and 3am the following morning when another amusement machine was smashed and toys and cash stolen.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity in the area during the times stated.

Call Sergeant Jamie Hollis or PC Katie Swann on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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