THERE was a flurry of police activity in the heart of Leeton yesterday morning following two suspected break and enter offences in Pine Avenue.
Windows at the Salvation Army Family Store and Bizup IT were smashed, with the perpetrator cutting themselves in the process and trailing blood from the scene.
Police taped off and prevented public access to Maple Street between Pine Avenue and Dooley Lane, and a small stretch of the lane, waiting for forensic police to attend and take samples of the blood.
The roads were re-opened by 9.30am.
Griffith Local Area Command Inspector Tony Reneker said there was a lot of blood loss and police had checked the hospital for anyone seeking emergency treatment without result.
"The offender would have a serious injury," Inspector Reneker said.
"Anyone with any information should ring Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000) or Leeton police (6953 1399).
"We will be checking CCTV footage."
The broken windows were reported by passers by
shortly before 7am yesterday, with the incident taking place in the early hours of the morning.
The door window at the Family Store had been broken and the security grill pushed back in an attempt to gain entry.
A large window at the second location was broken and fell out onto the footpath, allowing the offender to get inside. It is believed a laptop was all that was taken from the computer repair business.
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