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Police Continue to Question Man Over Full Sutton Murder

Humberside Police

10:38am 13th February 2013

Police investigating the murder of Full Sutton man Peter Battle continue to question a 26 year old man in connection with the offence.

The 26 year old man from North Yorkshire currently remains in Police custody and an application is to be made to the court for a Warrant of Further Detention, according to Humberside Police.

Officers say information is still being sought in relation to activity in and around the victim's home address, Whisker Cottage, Full Sutton from around Christmas time to February 7 2013 when Mr Battle's body was discovered there.

Police are asking anyone who is approached to buy items that antiques dealer Mr Battle was known to trade in, such as silver and gold coins and sovereigns and silver cutlery is also asked to come forward with information.

Anyone who can assist police with enquiries is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 quoting log number 492 of 7 February 2013, or directly to the Incident Room on 01377 208989. Alternatively, calls can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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