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Operation Castle - Two men arrested on suspicion of burglary offences in Formby

News   •   Feb 28, 2019 09:23 GMT

Two men arrested on suspicion of burglary offences in Formby

Detectives working on Operation Castle, the force’s ongoing response to burglary, have arrested two men in connection with burglary offences in Formby.

At around 7pm last night (Thursday 28 February), officers on patrol in Victoria Road, Ince Blundell, stop-checked a car and found suspected stolen items, including jewellery. Two men were detained.

A 29-year-old man from Kirkby was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a burglary with intent to steal.
A 28-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested suspicion of conspiracy to commit a burglary with intent to steal.

The arrests refer to a series of burglary offences under investigation in the Formby area, and forensic enquiries are ongoing in relation to items seized. Both men have been taken to police stations for questioning.

Anyone with information on suspected burglary or the storage of suspected stolen items is asked to contact our dedicated hotline and email address on 0151 777 7926 or email operation.castle@merseyside.pnn.police.uk.

You can also pass information to the social media desk @MerPolCC, call 101 or you can call or the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK anonymously, on 0800 555 111. #OpCastle and #BeatTheBurglar