Man arrested after nearly £10k of goods stolen from department store in Gainsborough

Published on 23 November 2022, by Gainsboroughlive | No comments yet |

A 50-year-old man has been arrested following a burglary in which £9,600 of goods were stolen from a department store in Gainsborough. The incident took place at Browns department store on Marshall’s Yard in the early hours.

Officers were called to reports of a break-in at the store at 3.53am where the rear doors had been damaged and it was believed three men were trying to gain access. It is believed they left the store with stolen items in a grey bedsheet.

The 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary in nearby Tennyson Street at 3.59am. He has been released on police bail and enquiries to locate the two other reported suspects are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “Items reported stolen included designer perfume along with beauty products adding up to around £9,600 of goods. Some items have been recovered and will be returned to the store.

Investigators in Gainsborough CID are following a number of lines of enquiry and we would appeal for anyone with information to come forward. We would also urge anyone who is offered cut-priced goods like the ones reported stolen to get in touch.”

You can get in touch with police by calling 101 and mentioning incident number 23 of November 14.

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