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Three arrested after burglary at Rugby builders' merchants

Three men have been arrested after officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a builders' merchants in Rugby yesterday (Sunday 24 March) evening.

The incident in Somers Road was reported to police at 7.15pm.

Officers seized a van containing tens of thousands of pounds worth of power tools at the scene.

The 30-year-old from Nuneaton, 34-year-old from Leighton Buzzard and 20-year-old from Nottingham were all arrested on suspicion of burglary and remain in police custody.

The men were arrested by officers who were out on the Wanted in Warwickshire operation and happened to be in the area when the incident was reported.

The men are also being questioned about a number of other similar offences in surrounding force areas.

Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries should call 101 quoting incident 376 of 24 March 2019. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 25/03/19