Burglary suspects found up scaffolding at pub site
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Officers were called to Castle Boulevard after reports men were attempting to break into a pub which is currently being renovated at around 2.45 am on Monday 28 August.
Two men were detained by police after being persuaded to come down from the scaffolding.
Three bags full of copper piping were found nearby when officers carried out a search.
A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary with intent to steal and a 27-year-old man was held on suspicion of burglary. Both have since been granted conditional police bail.
Sergeant Simon Lacey, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We were quickly at the scene of this break-in and were able to arrest two suspects who were risking their lives by climbing up a set of scaffolding.
“Construction sites and buildings under renovation like this can be tempting targets for thieves.
“We would urge building companies and people carrying out work on their own homes or businesses to make sure sites are as secure as possible.
“We take reports of break-ins like this very seriously and I’m pleased we have arrested these two suspects.
“Our investigation remains ongoing, however, and anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 78 of 28 August 2023, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”