Man held in connection with gun shop raid

A mobile phone has been stolen for a blind man who was sat in a Colchester cafe with his guide dog.

A mobile phone has been stolen for a blind man who was sat in a Colchester cafe with his guide dog. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary after firearms were stolen from a Colchester gun shop.

Officers made the arrest after executing a warrant in Colchester on Tuesday.

A spokesman said: "A 25-year-old man remains in custody after we searched an address in Avignon Close at around 10.10pm."

It follows reports a man broke into a business in Berechurch Hall Road, Colchester, at about 12.15am and stole seven firearms.

Anyone with information is asked to call Colchester CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/104140/19 or Crimestopppers on 0800 555 111.


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