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UK News Four arrested in Wrexham after spate of burglaries across the Black Country

13:55  21 october  2019
13:55  21 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Image caption Police said they have arrested four men after a string of break-ins targeting the elderly. Four people have been arrested over a string of burglaries which targeted older people in the Black Country . Twenty-nine burglaries took place in nine days across the region, police said.

Four men have been arrested in connection with the spate of recent burglaries at pensioners' homes across the Black Country . “This remains a top priority for police in the Black Country at present and there’s a dedicated team of detectives working round the clock to identify those responsible for

a police car parked on the side of a road: North Wales Police car © Ian Cooper/North Wales Live North Wales Police car

Four men have been arrested in Wrexham on suspicion of conspiring to commit burglary.

A cross-border operation between North Wales and West Midlands Police led to a vehicle being stopped and men arrested in St George's Crescent on Saturday.

It comes after a series of break-ins across the Black Country, and brings the total number of arrests to eight.

The men arrested in Wrexham , two aged 22, a 19-year-old and a 30-year-old have since been transferred to the West Midlands to be questioned.

This morning, North Wales chief constable Carl Foulkes congratulated his team.

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Four more people have been arrested in connection with a series of violent burglaries on elderly people in the Black Country . All four remain in police custody where they will be questioned in connection with the break-ins. It comes after elderly people across the Black Country were targeted

Regions. Birmingham & Black Country selected. Almost 30 elderly men and women have been targeted in a spate of violent burglaries over nine days in the West Midlands. Ms Bourne said officers were working hard to "identify, arrest and bring to justice" those responsible and appealed to

He said on Twitter: "Fabulous joint work over the weekend by our officers and West Midlands colleagues to target those committing cross border crime, resulting in excellent proactive arrests."

A North Wales Police spokesman said: "Four men were located in a vehicle in St George’s Crescent Wrexham at 4.15pm on Saturday and were arrested in  on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary. They have been transferred  to West Midlands."

Detective Inspector Jim Mahon, from West Midlands Police said: "This is a significant development in our investigation into these despicable crimes, however I am still urging the community to remain vigilant in their neighbourhoods and to continue to look out for each other.

“We continue to work closely with our partners, particularly those in the health and social sector and trusted charities to raise their awareness, so that they can pass relevant information and advice on to elderly people they come into contact with on a day to day basis.

“A considerable number of the break ins have happened in the afternoon between 6pm and 9pm, and so if people have seen cars or individuals that are not usually in their street, are new to the area, or seem suspicious for any reason, then I’d continue to urge them to report those concerns to us as soon as possible."

Four men arrested last Thursday have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The four arrested on Saturday in Wrexham remain in custody awaiting questioning.

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