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Thieves target a York bakery


5:29pm 11th January 2012
(Updated 5:32pm 11th January 2012)

Thieves have targeted a bakery in York.

They broke in to the property on Queen Victoria Street in the early hours of this morning; they didn't take anything but just moved things around.

Now 2 men, aged 23 and 19, have been detained on suspicion of burglary.

They remain in police custody tonight.

Statement from North Yorkshire Police

Detectives in York are appealing for information following a burglary in the city.

It occurred at a bakery on Queen Victoria Street at 3.25am today (Wednesday 11 January 2012). The suspects broke into the property and moved a number of items but left the property before taking anything.

Three men were seen in the area by officers who were responding to a report of an attempted break-in at a separate address.

After a short foot pursuit, two local men aged 23 and 19 were arrested on suspicion of burglary.

The two men are currently in custody.

DC Mike Avison, of York CID, said:

"I would like to speak to anyone who can help with this investigation and ask that they contact the police or Crimestoppers."

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact DC Mike Avison of York police on 101. Press option 2 and ask for Mike Avison by name.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12120005239.








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