Three teenagers arrested after suspected shoplifting in Bury St Edmunds

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Three teenagers were arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop in Bury St Edmunds.  - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Three teenagers were arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop in Bury St Edmunds. 

Police were called at around 5.15pm on Tuesday, July 27, following reports of suspected shoplifting at the Arc shopping centre in the town. 

A spokesperson for Suffolk police, said: "The suspects were reported to be leaving the Cattle Market carpark in a silver vehicle.

"Officers located the vehicle in Fornham Road and arrested an 18-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man on suspicion of theft from a shop.

"They were also arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.

"A third suspect, a 16-year-old boy, attempted to evade arrest and fled from police on foot.

"He was later detained on Avenue Approach and arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop."

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All three suspects were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning, and have since been released 

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