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Burglary suspect caught with seven bottles of spirits stolen from Nottingham pub

A suspected burglar has been caught with a carrier bag of bottled spirits after a break-in at a Nottingham pub.

The incident happened on Monday 7 July just after 2 am at The Rose Pub in Moor Road in Bilborough.

Entry has been gained by smashing a window where a number of bottles of alcohol were taken from the bar area.

Officers were deployed when a man matching the description of the suspected burglar was seen walking towards Wyrale Drive.

As police approached, the suspect made his way into an alleyway before being detained by officers.

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The 41-year-old was also wanted for a burglary on July 27 and harassment on August 3.

In his possession was a carrier bag containing three bottles of sambuca, three bottles of whiskey and a bottle of rum.

He was arrested for all three offences.

He was also searched where a screwdriver was found in his coat pocket. He was then further arrested for going equipped to steal.

Neighbourhood Inspector Gordon Fenwick said: “This was a good result by officers who spotted a man matching the description of the person seen breaking into a Nottingham pub.

“Not only did we arrest him for this burglary but also arrested him for going equipped to steal and two further offences.

“Burglary is a priority for the force as we know the impact it has on victims.”

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