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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

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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.

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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.

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