Browns in York hit by another break-in

File photo from September 2019 when Browns was broken into

Browns has been targeted again by thieves.

The latest break-in happened early on Wednesday morning (29 January). Someone forced entry in to the Davygate store at 5.20am.

Browns was hit twice by burglars in September – with a cycling raider making off with £1,000 of perfume in one of the incidents.


A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said:

  • We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

    In particular, we are appealing for information about any persons seen loitering in the area around the time of the incident, either as people left the city centre after a night out or were arriving in York for work.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 673
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC 673
Quote reference number 12200016164