Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: Three shops in Hassan were burgled here in the early hours on Thursday. Miscreants broke open the shutters of the shops and took away cash, cosmetics and drug boxes.

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Rudrappa, miscreants first broke into a medical shop and took away two drug boxes worth Rs. 22,000 each, cosmetics and Horlicks bottles apart from cash of Rs. 4,500.

They then entered the shop of a doctor and broke open the cash box but there was nothing.

They then broke into Book World and took away cash Rs. 3,000. A case has been registered.