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Cambridgeshire Police Force’s burglary day of action huge success




Police officers and staff across Cambridgeshire joined on Tuesday (26) to hold a burglary day of action.

The day yielded great results across the county with eight suspects arrested and hundreds of homes made safer, through the work of the crime prevention teams.

Staff also took part in Facebook Live Q&A sessions and a number of officers were deployed on patrols in burglary hotspots.

Force’s burglary day of action huge success. (22791173)
Force’s burglary day of action huge success. (22791173)

While every day is a day of action for all teams across the force, Tuesday was a chance to not only highlight the good work of the burglary teams and apprehend burglars, but also to prevent incidents by arming people with knowledge and tools to protect their homes and property.

November is an ideal month to hold such a day as it is often when forces across the country see a spike in burglary offences.

Force’s burglary day of action huge success. (22791176)
Force’s burglary day of action huge success. (22791176)

Detective Chief Inspector, Dan Middleton, said: “Burglary is a priority area for the force and we will not become complacent in our efforts. We remain focussed on preventing burglaries and bringing perpetrators to justice.”

Force’s burglary day of action huge success. (22791178)
Force’s burglary day of action huge success. (22791178)

Arrest updates:

Arrested a 51-year-old man in Ashcroft Court, Cambridge, on suspicion of burglary. He has since been charged with burglary and is due at court early next year.

Arrested a 36-year-old man in Duck Lane, St Neots, on suspicion of robbery, fraud, blackmail and theft. He has since been charged with theft and is due at court next month, while investigations continue for the robbery, fraud and blackmail offences.

Arrested a 41-year-old man in Jack Warren Green, Cambridge, on suspicion of burglary. He has since been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

Arrested a 25-year-old man in Long Drove, Cottenham, on suspicion of burglary. He has since been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

Arrested a 27-year-old man at a unit in Barnwell Business Park in Cambridge on suspicion of theft. He has since been released under investigations while inquiries continue.

Arrested a 41-year-old man in Trumpington Road, Cambridge, on suspicion of theft, burglary and breaching a court order. He is due to appear at court today.

Arrested two men, aged 35 and 46, in Willow Walk and Maids Causeway on suspicion of burglary. They have both been charged and are set to appear in court in January next year.

Arrested a man in his 30s, Peterborough, on suspicion of burglary. He is currently in police custody


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