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Warwickshire Police arrest three men on suspicion of burglary in Stratford after Bridge Street rooftop incident





Three men are in custody in connection with the incident in Stratford town centre this morning which saw Bridge Street closed.

A statment from Warwickshire Police said: “Officers were called to Bridge Street shortly before 1am this morning (Tuesday) following a report there were people attempting to steal lead and copper piping.

Incident in Bridge Street this morning. Photo: Mark Williamson
Incident in Bridge Street this morning. Photo: Mark Williamson

“On arrival, a number of men were seen to be on the roof of a shop premises.

“Around 3.30am, a 31-year-old man from Tipton was arrested on suspicion of burglary - non-dwelling.

Incident in Bridge Street this morning. Photo: Mark Williamson
Incident in Bridge Street this morning. Photo: Mark Williamson

“He was later searched in custody where a quantity of what is believed to be drugs were seized.

“He was further arrested on suspicion of possessing of class A and possession of class B/C drugs.

Incident in Bridge Street this morning. Photo: Mark Williamson
Incident in Bridge Street this morning. Photo: Mark Williamson

“Throughout the night, officers continued to engage with those on the roof and shortly after 9am, two further men - one aged 34 from Birmingham and aged 45 from Dudley - were arrested on suspicion of burglary - non-dwelling.

“All three remain in police custody at this time.”

Bridge Street is now open. Anyone who has helpful information is asked to contact the force quoting incident 10 of 29 August.



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