Teenage boys arrested on suspicion of robberies in Stebbing

PUBLISHED: 11:45 06 November 2018

Essex Police are trying to trace the owner of this recovered gold chain with a lion head pendant. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Essex Police are trying to trace the owner of this recovered gold chain with a lion head pendant. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

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A 15-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of committing burglary at a Dunmow church and assaulting a man in Great Easton.

The teenage boy and a 17-year-old boy, both from the Dunmow area have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences which include robbing a teenager.

The pair were arrested on November 4 on suspicion of robbing a teenage boy in Collops Road, Stebbing, on October 5 and November 3, robbing a man in the Garden Fields area of Stebbing on October 19 and a public order offence in High Street, Stebbing on September 27.

The older boy was also arrested on suspicion of two aggravated burglaries in Beckers Green Road and Vanguard Way, Braintree, on July 31, the attempted theft of a push along scooter in Stebbing Green on July 4, and interfering with a car in Warehouse Road, Stebbing, on July 23.

The younger boy was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a man in The Endway, Great Easton, on October 31, a burglary at St Anne’s Catholic Church in Dunmow on January 1, and the theft of a push along scooter in Stebbing Green on July 4.

Both have been released on conditional bail until December 1, while Essex Police continue their enquiries.

A 22-year-old man from Brixton was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs and handling stolen goods. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

A distinctive gold chain with a lion head pendant was also recovered and Essex Police are trying to trace the owner.

Anyone who recognises the chain, or has any information about any of the incidents above, is asked to call Braintree CID on 101 or report online at www.essex.police.uk/do-it-online

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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