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Man charged with burglary and handling stolen goods

A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with two house burglaries where locks had been snapped on doors and car keys taken from inside before vehicles were taken.

Steven Mahoney, of  Retford, was arrested on Wednesday (5 May) following enquiries.

He was charged with burglary and fraud offences after a break-in in Whitby Road, Harworth at around 3.45am on 11 April. As well as the vehicle, cash and a handbag had been taken.

He was also charged with handling stolen goods after a burglary in Whitehall Gardens in Retford at around 4am on 8 March.

Mahoney appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on 7 May 2021 and has been remanded into custody. He will next appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 4 June 2021.

Detective Sergeant Andrew hall, of Nottinghamshire Police’s county burglary team, said: “We’ve been carrying out robust enquiries into these incidents and have been making good headway with the investigation.

“It has led to Mahoney being charged and he now awaits the court process.

“Nottinghamshire Police takes burglaries extremely seriously and we’ll always do everything we can to bring offenders to justice.”

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