Maidstone burglary arrests
Three 14-year-olds have been arrested on suspicion of
burgling a house in Shepway, Maidstone.
Following reports of anti-social behaviour in the Worcester Road
area, PCSO David Earl arranged for extra patrols to try to
tackle the issues.
Yesterday afternoon (Monday) police received a call
reporting criminal damage in progress. When police arrived on the
scene, three 14-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of
burglary. The two girls and one boy were later released on bail
until Monday, March 18, pending further inquiries. A
10-year-old boy also arrested in connection with the
offence is currently on police bail.
Insp Jody Gagan-Cook from Kent Police said: “Anti-social behaviour
can be very upsetting for those affected by it, and we work closely
with the local authorities and other organisations such as housing
associations to tackle it and support local residents.
"In this instance we had additional patrols in the area that
were at the scene within a matter of minutes and were able to
arrest the suspects. I would encourage anyone who witnesses such
behaviour taking place to report it to us so we can take
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