Arrest in Connection with Ruddington Burglary and Car Thefts

Nottinghamshire Police report they have today arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with a series of car key burglaries and vehicle thefts.

The incidents include a Ford CMax which was stolen in a burglary at a house on Packman Drive here in Ruddington at around 5.30am on Saturday 27th April. It was found burnt out in Oakthorpe, Leicestershire, at 9.20am.

Officers are also investigating the theft of a Transit van, which was taken following a break-in at a house in Travells Hill, Normanton on Soar, at 4.20am on the same day by men in a Landrover Defender. This Landrover – which had been stolen from Glenn Way in Shardlow overnight – rammed a police car while being pursued and was later reported abandoned on Flaworth Avenue in our village.

The 27-year-old is being questioned on suspicion of burglary, car theft and dangerous driving.

Officers would still like to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious at the time, or has CCTV or dash-cam footage. You’re asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 132 of 27 April 2019. Or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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