Man arrested after thefts in Morpeth

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A man has been arrested following reports of someone trying to break into homes and vehicles in an area of Morpeth.

Those contacting Northumbria Police included a homeowner who said that items such as bikes and tools were stolen from their garage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the force.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “At 1.45pm on Saturday, April 9, police received a report of a burglary on Cuthbert Way, Morpeth.

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“It was reported that between 2am and 4.30am that day, a man had broken into a garage and stolen a range of items – including two bikes and tools.

“It was also reported that the same offender had been trying to gain access to a number of other properties and vehicles on the same street before leaving the area.

“A 27-year-old man was arrested and has since been released under investigation.

“Anyone with information is asked to get in touch using the ‘Tell us something’ page on our website, quoting log NP-20220409-0626.”