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Charity boxes for Ukraine and stroke charities stolen from pub

A man is due in court after a charity collection box which contained cash for the Ukraine appeal and another in aid of a stroke unit were stolen from a pub.

It’s alleged a member of staff at It’s Inn the Bank in Victoria Road, Netherfield, was distracted before the boxes were stolen at around 2.20pm on Tuesday 15 March 2022.

Police investigating the report arrested a man yesterday (Wednesday 23 March 2022) in connection with this incident.

Calvin Henry, aged 56, of Querneby Road, Mapperley, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 24 March 2022) charged with burglary.

He is also charged with committing fraud by false representation in connection with separate allegations regarding use of a stolen bank card at a store in the Radford area of Nottingham on 25 February 2022.

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Sergeant Rebecca O’Connor, of the Gedling neighbourhood policing team, said: “I’m pleased we’ve now charged a suspect in connection with these alleged offences which is thanks to lots of hard work by the Gedling south neighbourhood policing team and city north neighbourhood policing team

“Nottinghamshire Police treats all reports of burglary and fraud incredibly seriously and continues to do all it can to seek justice for victims of these kind of distressing offences.”

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