Remembrance arrest of suspected Chelmsford burglar

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Essex Police car
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Essex Police said the man was arrested on suspicion of burglary

A man who was wanted for burglary was arrested after a police officer spotted him during a Remembrance parade.

The 44-year-old, from Chelmsford, was wanted in connection with a burglary in Main Road, Chelmsford, on 2 August. He allegedly stole medals from both World Wars.

Sgt Richard Everitt from Essex Police tweeted that he had spotted the suspect during the two-minute silence in the city and arrested him afterwards.

The man has been released on bail.

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