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Police arrest a man in connection with Derby Book Cafe Burglary

Posted on 7th November 2016

Police investigating a burglary at a cafe in Derby city centre have arrested a man. 

The 31-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and is being interviewed at St Mary’ Wharf Police Station. 

At around 1.40am on Monday October 31, someone broke a window of The Book Cafe in the Cornmarket, Derby to get in and then stole the content of the tip jar. 

Sergeant Brian Clifton, who is in charge of Safer Neighbourhood policing in the city centre, said: “We have been working closely with the owners of the cafe and have been following various lines of enquiries. As a result, a man has been arrested and will be interviewed by officers this afternoon (Monday, November 7). 

“We would still though urge anyone who has any information about this offence to come forward and speak to the team.” 

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