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Dramatic scene in Malton as two men are arrested

Dramatic scene in Malton as two men are arrested

12:29pm 5th August 2010
(Updated 4:44pm 5th August 2010)

Literally there were dramatic scenes in Malton this morning as police stormed a local drama school and arrested two men.

Officers believe the stopped a suspected burglary in mid-flow.

The pair, aged 17 and 34 and both from Malton, are currently in custody.

They were spotted on the roof of Kirkham Henry Performing Arts School on Horsemarket Road just before 3am.

They ran off when officers arrived, but were arrested shortly afterwards.

House to house enquiries and forensic examinations at the burglary scene are ongoing.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting the reference number 12100131878.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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