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West Bridgford Burglaries: Police charge man with six counts plus one of fraud

Police investigating a series of house burglaries have charged a man.

Officers were first made aware of a house burglary in Pierrepont Road, West Bridgford, on 20 May in which bank cards were stolen and used in the following days.

Detectives were also investigating several other break-ins and attempted burglaries in the West Bridgford area – on Pierrepont Road, Blake Road West and Eltham Road, on 29 March, Lady Bay Road, on 20 May and Rutland Road, on 31 May 2022.

Mark Lawson, aged 43, of Eugene Gardens, The Meadows, has now been charged with two counts of dwelling house burglary, fraud by false representation and four counts of burglary other than a dwelling.

He is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (8 June).

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Detective Inspector Paul Lefford, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was some great teamwork by officers across the force including our specialist burglary team who dedicate their time to investigating reports made to the force.

“Tackling burglaries and thefts remains a key priority for our officers as we understand the detrimental impact they can have on people both financially and emotionally.

“We have now charged a suspect in connection with these offences and our investigation continues.”

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