Five men arrested following burglary at factory
26 July 2012
Police have arrested five men following a burglary at a factory at the Phoenix Works, Richards Street in Darlaston.
The men, who were all from the Walsall area were arrested on suspicion of burglary after the incident which occurred over the weekend.
Police were called to the factory in Darlaston on Monday 23 July following the reports of a burglary. A safe containing cash and Asian gold jewellery had been taken from the premises.
Officers subsequently arrested the five men aged between 18 and 49 at 11.50pm on Tues 24 July. The men are currently on police bail pending further enquiries.
Sergeant Adam Keen from Walsall police, said: “We are committed to driving burglary down in the area but would like to remind the public that one in 10 of all break-ins are down to homes and premises being left unsecured. With the warmer weather set to continue we urge people to resist the temptation to leave windows and doors open.”