Men arrested in connection with post office burglary after police pursuit in Calverton

 Men arrested in connection with post office burglary after police pursuit in Calverton
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Police have arrested two people in Calverton in connection with a burglary at a Post Office this morning.

The men were arrested following the burglary at Oxton Post Office.

Police said entry was forced into the property in Main Street by two men who took the till at around 2.48am today (Wednesday, July 24, 2019) before escaping in a car.

A spokesman said: “Officers responded quickly and following a pursuit, used a stinger to stop a vehicle in Georges Lane, Calverton, at 4.12am.

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Two men, aged 44 and 35, were arrested and are currently being questioned on suspicion of commercial burglary.

Detective Sergeant Gary Hewson, of the force’s burglary team, said: “Burglary is a priority for Nottinghamshire Police and the force has two burglary teams dedicated to tackling the issues across the city and county.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has CCTV or dash-cam footage that could help the enquiry, is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 74 of 24 July 2019. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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