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Three men arrested following burglaries at Gillingham Football Club's Priestfield stadium


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Arrests have been made in connection with two burglaries at Priestfield stadium.

Separate break-ins were reported at the home of Gillingham Football Club overnight between December 17-18 and January 6-7.

The stadium was burgled twice in three weeks. Picture: Keith Gillard
The stadium was burgled twice in three weeks. Picture: Keith Gillard

During the latest break-in a safe was reported stolen.

At around 7.30pm yesterday officers arrested two 37-year-old men, both from Gillingham, on suspicion of burglary. They are currently in custody.

As part of the investigation a property in Gordon Road, Gillingham, was searched and the safe was recovered and returned to the club.

On the same day a 39-year-old man, also from Gillingham, was arrested in connection with the December burglary.

During this incident a lawn mower, jet washer and alcohol were reported stolen.

Enquiries are ongoing into both incidents. Picture: Keith Gillard
Enquiries are ongoing into both incidents. Picture: Keith Gillard

The man arrested for the first burglary has since been bailed until February 1 pending further enquiries.

Officers are continuing to carry out enquiries into both incidents and investigating if the incidents are linked. Enquires are ongoing.

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