Three men arrested after Stratford concern incident
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Three men are in custody in connection with an incident in Stratford town centre.
Officers were called to Bridge Street shortly before 1am this morning (Tuesday) following a report there were people attempting to steal lead and copper piping.
On arrival, a number of men were seen to be on the roof of a shop premises.
Around 3.30am, a 31-year-old man from Tipton was arrested on suspicion of burglary - non-dwelling.
He was later searched in custody where a quantity of what is believed to be drugs were seized.
He was further arrested on suspicion of possessing of class A and possession of class B/C drugs.
Throughout the night, officers continued to engage with those on the roof and shortly after 9am, two further men - one aged 34 from Birmingham and aged 45 from Dudley - were arrested on suspicion of burglary - non-dwelling.
All three remain in police custody at this time.
Bridge Street was closed for a short period to allow officers to deal with the incident, however it has since re-opened. Thank you for your patience.
Enquiries are currently ongoing and anyone who has information or can help us with our enquiries is asked to contact the force quoting incident 10 of 29 August.