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Arrest after spate of house burglaries in West Bridgford

Police investigating a series of house burglaries in West Bridgford have arrested a suspect.

Officers were first made aware of a house burglary in Pierrepont Road, West Bridgford, on 20 May 2022.

Bank cards stolen from the address were then used over the following days.

Detectives have also been investigating a number of other break-ins and attempted burglaries in West Bridgford – on Pierrepont Road, Blake Road and Eltham Road, on 29 March, Lady Bay Road, on 20 May and Rutland Road on 31 May 2022.

Following a thorough investigation by officers, a 43-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of burglary, attempted burglary, fraud by false representation and four counts of burglary other than a dwelling.

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He remains in custody as enquires continue.

Neighbourhood Policing Inspector for Rushcliffe, Rob Lawton, said: “This was excellent work from teams across the force to investigate and arrest a man in connection with these incidents.

“We understand the impact burglary offences can have on a person, family or business both emotionally and financially. That’s why we will always work extremely hard to investigate using all the resources available to us.

“I am pleased we now have a suspect in custody in relation to these incidents.

“Our investigation into these reports is continuing and I would ask anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in those areas to get in touch with us or speak to a patrolling officer.”

Anyone with any information or CCTV footage is asked to contact 101, quoting incident number 90 of 20 May 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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