POLICE have been called to nearly 300 thefts and burglaries from Halton’s schools and religious buildings since 2010.

Figures obtained by the Weekly News through a Freedom Of Information (FOI) request to Cheshire police has revealed that officers have responded to 277 incidents in Runcorn and Widnes since April 2010 up to July 2015.

Reported by the Liverpool Echo. You can read the full story here. 

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