Search

Man arrested on town estate for being equipped to steal

PUBLISHED: 16:52 11 December 2019 | UPDATED: 16:52 11 December 2019

A man has been arrested on suspicion of going equipped. Picture: James Bass

A man has been arrested on suspicion of going equipped. Picture: James Bass

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of going equipped to steal after being stopped by police.

Officers in Thetford stopped a man who had been seen acting suspiciously in Tennyson Way, on the evening of Tuesday, December 10.

You may also want to watch:

They conducted a stop and search where the man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of going equipped to steal.

Thetford Police said on Twitter: "The male has been bailed with curfew conditions while our enquiries continue."

Police have been carrying out normal routine patrols in the Thetford area following a stabbing in St Albans Way, on the Abbey estate.

A man in his 20s suffered stab wounds to his back and arms and a 21-year-old has been arrested and charged with causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a blade in public.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Thetford and Brandon Times. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Thetford and Brandon Times