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£4,000 worth of Lego stolen from three Nottinghamshire B&M stores

Police have charged three men after Lego sets worth thousands of pounds were stolen from three stores.

Lego products worth approximately £650 were stolen from B&M in Bridge Place, Worksop, at around 5pm on Monday 29 August.

More Lego sets worth around £1,000 were stolen from another B&M store in Baums Lane, Mansfield, at around 8pm the same evening.

The following day, Lego sets and children’s toys worth almost £3,000 were stolen from a third B&M store, at Victoria Retail Park in Netherfield.

Following inquiries, three men were arrested in the Newark area on Wednesday (31 August 2022).

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Conlon McDonagh, 22, of Gregory Road, Southall, Ealing; Tom McDonagh, 22, of Greenwood Avenue, Enfield; and Patrick Ward, 22, of Gregory Road, Southall have since been charged with three counts of theft.

The trio were due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (2 September 2022).

Sergeant Antony Coleman, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We continue to treat shop thefts seriously and our proactive work to combat this issue is ongoing.

“This includes targeted operations in hot-spot areas, increased patrols and working closely with businesses and local authorities to reduce retail crime.”

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