BURGLARS got away with more than £1,000 worth of cash and goods after they broke into three businesses on Thursday night.

The incidents happened between 12.45am and 6.45am at shops within 100 yards of each other on Doncaster Road, Goldthorpe.

The culprits forced entry to the rear of all three premises.

They stole a safe containing £500 from frozen food shop Jack Fulton's, then across the road at the Butterfly Cafe they took a three-foot high fridge, food and petty cash. Part of the alarm system was also dismantled.

Finally, several doors down at King's Fried Chicken takeaway, the burglars made off with £200 and the CCTV control box.

The crimes are being linked and any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 153 of April 25, 2014 for Jack Fulton's, 143 for the Butterfly Cafe and 162 for the takeaway.

Alternatively people can ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.