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Arrests in Sevenoaks after 2 men 'caught red-handed loading generator onto stolen van'

By Eleanor Perkins

Two men have been arrested after allegedly being caught "red-handed" stealing a generator.

Officers from Swanley witnessed the men as they loaded the machine into a van that was stolen.

Police who tweeted pictures of the incident say the stolen van was also being driven with false number plates.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing a generator. Picture: Kent Police
Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing a generator. Picture: Kent Police

Police in Sevenoaks tweeted: "PC’s Mike & Charlie from #Swanley #CPT have arrested 2 men from #London after catching them #redhanded stealing this generator and load it onto the stolen van that they were driving on false plates.

"Thanks to @MPSBromley and @MPSBexley for their help #proactivepolicing #custody"

Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing a generator. Picture: Kent Police
Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing a generator. Picture: Kent Police

Police have been approached for comment.

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