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Arrest after Nottinghamshire pub ransacked – charity cash and alcohol stolen

Officers investigating a burglary at a pub have arrested a suspect.

The venue Oscar’s inn, in Balderton Gate, Newark, was reportedly broken into shortly after 4am on 5 October.

Over £1,000 worth of alcohol was stolen, charity money was taken and windows were smashed.

In a bid to catch those responsible officers launched an investigation and following extensive inquiries, a 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

He has since been bailed with conditions while the investigation continues.

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As part of their ongoing inquiries detectives are appealing to the public for help and urging anyone with any information to come forward.

Sergeant Chris Holloway, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We have now made an arrest in this case following an in-depth investigation.

“Burglaries can have devastating impacts on people and businesses – as not only are their lives affected but their livelihoods too and the businesses they work hard to maintain and make a living from.

“Tackling burglary remains a key priority for us and along with our dedicated burglary teams, our officers will continue to do everything in their power to investigate any reports and find those responsible.

“Our investigation into this incident remains ongoing and we are still working hard to find those responsible so are continuing to ask the community to get in touch with us if they have any information.

“No matter how small, any information is incredibly helpful and could be the crucial bit of evidence to help us find those responsible.”

Anyone with any information or CCTV footage is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 125 of 5 October 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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