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Beccles: Men arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft

17:52 27 February 2014

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft after being spotted by police on patrol in Beccles in the early hours of this morning.

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Officers were on patrol in the area of the quay as part of the current Safer Neighbourhood Team priority to prevent marine thefts.

A man was spotted in the vicinity of boats and he ran of when he saw the officers

A search was made and the two men, both aged 24, were found in a vehicle in St Benedict’s Road a short time later.

A quantity of tools were also recovered.

Both were arrested and are currently in custody where they are being interviewed by officers.

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