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Man charged in connection with church burglary

PUBLISHED: 18:00 24 August 2020 | UPDATED: 18:00 24 August 2020

A missing 57-year-old woman has been found by Suffolk police. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A missing 57-year-old woman has been found by Suffolk police. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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A man has been charged in connection with a burglary at a church in Snape.

A number of lawn mowers were taken in the break-in at St John the Baptist Church in Farnham Road some time between 4.40pm on Wednesday, August, 19 and 7.30am on Thursday, August 20.

Police say entry was gained into an outbuilding.

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Shane Phillips, 25, of New Street, Stradbroke, was subsequently arrested on Friday August 21 and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A number of lawn mowers were also recovered.

Phillips was subsequently charged with burglary and for breaching a bail condition in relation to a separate incident.

He appeared before Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Saturday August 22 and is next due to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court on October 21.


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