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New Romney: Man from Ashford arrested after reported burglary in Cockreed Lane

By Molly Mileham-Chappell

A man has been arrested after 'suspicious noises' being heard triggered a police response to a reported burglary in progress.

Officers were called to the scene on Cockreed Lane in New Romney, Romney Marsh just before 8.45pm last night at a commercial premises.

It was reported that damage had been caused to storage units on the site but nothing was taken.

A person has been arrested. Stock picture (6058684)
A person has been arrested. Stock picture (6058684)

A 40-year-old man from Ashford was arrested on suspicion of burglary at the scene.

He has since been released pending further investigation.

A number of items found with the man were also seized, including an angle grinder and cutting discs, a bag of a substance believed to be amphetamine, and a quantity of cannabis.

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