Young boy, aged 16, is third arrested following series of burglaries in Wisbech last month

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following a series of burglaries in Wisbech in June. Picture: Ar

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following a series of burglaries in Wisbech in June. Picture: Archant / FILE - Credit: Archant

A young teen has been arrested following a series of burglaries in Wisbech last month – making them the third arrested this week.

The 16-year-old boy was arrested by police officers from the Wisbech Neighbourhood Policing Team last night (July 25).

The news comes after a 14-year-old boy was also arrested for the same string of crimes in the town in June.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "A third arrest has been made in connection with a number of burglaries in Wisbech last month.

"The 16-year-old boy was arrested by officers from the Wisbech Neighbourhood Policing Team last night (Thursday, July 25).


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"He was taken to the Police Investigation Centre in King's Lynn and has since been released under investigation while officers continue with their inquiries."

The 14-year-old was also arrested by the same team during the early hours of Wednesday, July 24.

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