POLICE are investigating a number of burglaries at hairdressing salons in the area.
Five hairdressers, and a fish and chip shop were broken into overnight from Tuesday, February 14, into Wednesday, February 15.
Crew hairdressers in High Street, Emsworth, Adriana Hair Fashions, Hartland Court, in Southbourne, Butlers fish and chip shop, and Hairlucinations in Station Road, Bosham, and Frogg hairdressers in The Ridgeway, Chichester were all broken into during the same period.
Mark Symmonds from the Crew salon said: “They prized the safe out, it was screwed down to the floor.
“The took the safe, but nothing else. We take credit and debit cards now, and very little cash. They could have had a flat screen TV.”
Simon Martin from the Frogg salon said: “Basically they kicked my front door in and stole a cash box with a fiver in it. They didn’t trash the place at all.”
Scenes of crime officers have been conducting forensic examinations of the scenes. Local officers have been conducting house-to-house inquiries as part of the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police quoting serial 224 of 15/2 or anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.