Arrests after alcohol and cigarettes stolen from pubs and restaurants
PUBLISHED: 12:18 10 September 2020 | UPDATED: 12:18 10 September 2020
Two men have been arrested in connection with a spate of thefts at pubs and restaurants throughout Colchester.
Detectives from Essex Police have been investigating after thousands of pounds worth of alcohol and cigarettes were taken from a series of Colchester venues over a one-month period.
Police are investigating burglaries at Wine Me Up in North Hill on August 6, Timbers in Trinity Street on September 4 and at the Fat Cat pub in Butt Road on the same day.
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Two men, both from Colchester, have now been arrested in connection with the thefts.
A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and fraud by false representation, while a 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and attempted burglary.
They have been released on bail until September 28 and October 5 respectively.
Essex Police has urged anyone with information related to the burglaries to come forward.
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