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St Ann’s: Police find getaway car minutes after house burglary

Police traced a car and arrested three suspects minutes after reports a burglary was taking place.

Officers were alerted to the break-in at a home in Melville Gardens, St Ann’s, Nottingham, at around 12 noon on Saturday (10 June).

Response teams located a vehicle which had been spotted outside the property a short time later and pulled it over in Exbourne Road, Aspley.

When they carried out a search of the vehicle, officers found a number of cannabis plants, a knife, a mobile phone and other drug paraphernalia.

Three people inside the car were detained.

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A 53-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of a knife in a public place, cultivation of cannabis and possession with intent to supply a Class B drug.

A man, aged 23, was held on suspicion of burglary, possession of a Class B drug and possession of a knife.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession with intent to supply cannabis and possession of a knife.

Detective Sergeant Chris Mavers, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We always endeavour to respond rapidly to any reports of break-ins taking place.

“Response teams on patrol in the area worked quickly to locate a vehicle, stop it and detain these suspects.

“Our investigation remains ongoing and we would like to hear from anyone with information about the incident. Were you nearby in the moments before, during or after the incident and noticed anything suspicious?

“If you can help, please call 101, quoting incident number 271 of 10 June 2023, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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