Essex

Four men arrested after weapons stolen from Basildon lorry

  • 30 April 2014
  • From the section Essex

Four men have been arrested after £100,000 worth of firearms were stolen from a lorry, Essex Police has said.

The weapons were taken from a vehicle parked on the Burnt Mills industrial estate, in Basildon, at about 01:00 BST on 18 April.

Police said armed officers arrested the men in Chadwell St Mary.

Two 24-year-old men and a 33-year-old man, all from the Grays area, and a 27-year-old man of no fixed address are being questioned by police.

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