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Police arrest and charge man following burglary at Carlton property

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Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a burglary in Carlton.

The arrest was made following a report of items being stolen from a house in Gardenia Grove on June 24.

Harley Ashurst, 20, of Mansfield Road in Woodthorpe, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court charged with burglary on July 2 in connection with the incident.

Ashurst was remanded in custody pending his next court appearance on July 30.

Inspector Chris Pearson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Burglary can have a devastating financial and psychological impact on victims.

“We will always thoroughly investigate reports with the aim of taking appropriate action against those responsible and I am pleased that we have a charged a man as part of our investigation into this case.

“Residents should be able to feel safe and secure in their own homes and we are committed to tackling burglary head on as part of our neighbourhood policing priorities in Gedling.

“It is really important that residents report any suspicious activity to us so that we can take swift action where necessary and I would also encourage people to sign up to Neighbourhood Alert for the latest tips around how best to protect your home.

“Any information can be reported to Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency call 999.”

Nottinghamshire Police has been spearheading the push to drive local residents to sign up to Nottinghamshire Alert so they can have direct engagement with the force and its partners around issues that matter to them.

The force is encouraging more residents to sign up to the police messaging system so they can stay up-to-date with the latest crime prevention advice and other safety announcements.