Police investigate Tamworth business break-ins

TAMWORTH police are investigating a break-in at a local hotel.

Police were alerted to the break-in at a hotel on Goonoo Goonoo Rd early on Friday morning.

Officers said thieves entered the restaurant of the hotel and stole a flat screen television and several bottles of spirits.

Forensic crews were expected to examine the scene some time today.

Meanwhile officers are also looking into an attempted break-in at a sporting goods shop in the city’s CBD.

Police said thieves tried to break in to the store through a rear window, however they fled the scene when a security alarm was activated.

They have urged anyone with information on the incidents to contact Tamworth Police Station on 6768 2999.