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Armed officers arrest man in connection with Woodthorpe delivery driver theft

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A man was arrested this morning by armed officers in connection with with a theft from a delivery driver in Woodthorpe.

Officers gained entry to a house in Vernon Road at around 3.45am this morning (17) and detained a suspect in an upstairs room before carrying out a search.

The arrest relates to a report of a delivery driver’s van keys being taken before van was stolen during an incident in Coronation Road on August 28, 2020.

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A 24-year-old man remains in custody.

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Detective Sergeant Lauren Morgan, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was an unprovoked incident which left the unsuspecting victim in great distress.

“Nottinghamshire Police takes a robust zero tolerance approach to theft and all reported incidents are investigated thoroughly.

“We will not tolerate these type of crimes in our communities and we will continue to work tirelessly to bring offenders to justice.”

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