York city centre shop broken into and ‘loads of stuff’ stolen

Police officers at the scene of the break-in at Blue Moon Trading in York. Photograph: YorkMix
7 Jun 2016 @ 6.22 pm
| Crime

Police are investigating a break-in at a well-known city centre shop.

Thieves forced the door of Blue Moon Trading on Goodramgate at about 1.30am on Tuesday morning (June 7).

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:

Police were called today with a report that a shop in Goodramgate had been broken into.

Offenders damaged a front door to gain entry.

The scene has been forensically examined by Crime Scene Investigation staff and a full investigation is ongoing.

Police vehicles on Goodramgate on Tuesday
Police vehicles on Goodramgate on Tuesday

When contacted by YorkMix, owner of the store Stuart Sykes said “a lot of stuff” had been taken.

But he said he was dealing with “about ten things” and so didn’t have time to talk further.