We have arrested a 50-year-old man following a burglary at Browns department store in Gainsborough in the early hours of yesterday morning (14 November).
Officers were called to reports of a break-in at the store in Marshall’s Yard at 3.53am where the rear doors had been damaged and it was believed three men were trying to gain access. It is believed they left the store with stolen items in a grey bedsheet.
Officers attending the scene arrested a 50-year-old man on suspicion of burglary in nearby Tennyson Street at 3.59am. He has been released on police bail. Enquiries to locate the two other reported suspects are ongoing.
Items reported stolen included designer perfume along with beauty products adding up to around £9,600 of goods.
Some items have been recovered and will be returned to the store.
Investigators in Gainsborough CID are following a number of lines of enquiry and we would appeal for anyone with information to come forward.
We would also urge anyone who is offered cut-priced goods like the ones reported stolen to get in touch.
There are a number of ways you could get in touch to help with our enquiries:
Call 101 and mention incident number 23 of 14 November.
Email: [email protected] and include ‘incident number 23 of 14 November’ in the subject line.
If you wish to remain anonymous you can call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.