Thief at electric station at South Bank, Middlesbrough thought to have received serious injuries

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POLICE believe a thief may have seriously hurt himself while stealing from an electrical substation.

The burglar tried to take expensive electrical components, but it thought to have received a substantial shock likely to have severely injured his hands and face.

Detectives are investigating a break-in at the electrical substation on Upper Napier Street, South Bank, Middlesbrough overnight Tuesday to Wednesday, February 4 and 5.

PC Anthony Simpson said: “There are obvious concerns for the welfare of the person who broke into the substation.

"We’d like to speak to this person or to anyone who may know their identity, as well as anyone who may have information relating to the crime itself.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Anthony Simpson on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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2:31pm Thu 6 Feb 14

Yemen says...

GOOD !!
GOOD !! Yemen
  • Score: 5

3:29pm Thu 6 Feb 14

Westy2000 says...

Serves himself right, hahaha
Serves himself right, hahaha Westy2000
  • Score: 3

4:43pm Thu 6 Feb 14

NO EINSTEIN says...

No sympathy here......... I"m sure Darloboss will agree.
No sympathy here......... I"m sure Darloboss will agree. NO EINSTEIN
  • Score: 2

10:05pm Thu 6 Feb 14

Voice-of-reality says...

I do hope he is seriously injured, and permanently scarred. Death would have been even better - rather than having to pay sickness benefits.
I do hope he is seriously injured, and permanently scarred. Death would have been even better - rather than having to pay sickness benefits. Voice-of-reality
  • Score: 2

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