Man arrested following burglary at Winsford school

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Officers from Northwich Local Policing Unit have arrested a man in connection with a burglary at a primary School in Winsford.

At around 3.40am today police were called to reports of a burglary at Willow Wood Primary School on Bradbury Road.

The caller reported that an unknown person had broken into the school and stolen a number of items.

Officers were dispatched to the scene and following a search of the area officers arrested a man in the Nun House drive area. A number of items were also recovered – including iPads.

The 32-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of burglary; he is currently being held in police custody being questioned by officer.

Detective Constable Lara Hill, of Northwich Beat Team, said: “Burglary is a serious offence, and targeting a primary school is particularly low.

“While we have made an arrest in this case our enquiries remain ongoing, I would urge anyone with any information in relation to this incident to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information which may aid the investigation is asked to contact Cheshire Police at, or call 101, quoting IML 1340026.

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