Southwold/Felixstowe: Man to appear in court over £100,000 antiques shop burglary charge

Police

A 24-year-old man was due to appear before magistrates today charged with a burglary at Southwold Antiques Centre, where £100,000 of jewellery was stolen.

Martin Pearce, of Melford Way in Felixstowe, was arrested yesterday in connection with the incident which happened overnight between November 5-6.

He was interviewed by police and charged with burglary – he was due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates Court this morning.

A 29-year-old woman, also from Felixstowe, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of handling stolen goods in connection with the incident but she had been bailed and is due to return to police on December 9, pending further inquiries.

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