Suspected thief arrested after power tools stolen from the University of Warwick are found at car boot sale - The Coventry Observer

12th Aug, 2022

Suspected thief arrested after power tools stolen from the University of Warwick are found at car boot sale

Coventry Editorial 11th Jul, 2022

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of burgling a compound at the University of Warwick after the stolen items turned up at a car boot sale in Staffordshire.

Thousands of pounds worth of power tools were taken during the incident which happened sometime between 5pm last Wednesday and 5.30am last Thursday, July 6 and 7.

Officers from Staffordshire Police reported finding the items being sold during a sale in Shareshill.

A 48-year-old Coventry man was arrested initially on suspicion of handling stolen goods before he was held on suspicion of burglary.

Enquiries by Warwickshire Police are ongoing and anyone with information is urged to call officers on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

 

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