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Northallerton man arrested after multiple burglaries
A MAN from Northallerton has been arrested in connection with multiple burglary and theft incidents in the town.
They occurred during the early hours of Sunday, September 22, with three properties targeted at Newlands in the town.
A steam cleaner, electric drill and a wallpaper stripper were stolen from a garage; a fridge freezer was stolen from another garage, and a bicycle was taken from a rear garden and a back door was forced open at another house. It is believed car keys were taken.
A transit van was also broken into on Valley Road. The stereo and a number of tools were stolen.
The 34-year-old suspect was arrested at 6.55am on Sunday and taken into custody for questioning. He has been released on conditional police bail while the investigation continues.
Another man, aged 33, was also arrested in connection with the investigation. He was released without charge.
DC Karl Middlemiss, of Northallerton CID, said: “I want to reassure local residents that the investigation into these incidents is making solid progress. We are doing everything we can to secure justice on behalf of the victims.
“We are still appealing for witnesses to assist our enquiries, so please do not hesitate to come forward if you can help.”
Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Karl Middlemiss, or email email@example.com.
Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.
Quote reference number 12130164875 when providing information about this incident.
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