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‘Aggressive’ burglar makes racist remarks and damages door during Notts incident

A man is reported to have become aggressive and broken the lock of a door, in a burglary being investigated by officers.

A property in Brand Lane, Sutton-in-Ashfield, was being visited by a woman and two men when they noticed a man leaving a flat with a shopping bag of items.

They also noticed that the electricity had been turned off and that the door appeared to have been forced open and splintered.

After the three visitors confronted the man, he allegedly became aggressive and made racist remarks before heading off towards Stoneyford Road.

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Officers later arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of burglary, assault and criminal damage,

Detective Sergeant Matt Scott, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Residential burglaries can have varying impacts on victims, with their privacy being breached in the place they most want to feel safe.

“As well as this, the damage caused to this flat is likely incur a significant cost as well, and we will do everything we can to investigate and support victims of burglary.

“A man has now been arrested in connection with this incident.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and we would ask anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information to get in touch on 101, quoting incident 191 of 19 October 2021.

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