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Arrest made following house burglary in Portsmouth

Officers investigating a house burglary on Gatcombe Drive in Portsmouth have now made an arrest



Police were called at 6.43am on Thursday 17 March to a report that a number of items including motorbikes and dirt bikes were taken from a garage at the property.


Police were then called back to the address shortly after 12.45pm.


Where it was reported to officers that two males had been seen acting suspiciously outside of the address, they then stole a vehicle from outside of the property, which has since been recovered. 


Officers attended the address and conducted searches in the local area. 


A 15-year-old boy from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of a motor vehicle.


He has been released from police custody on conditional bail while police enquiries continue.


Enquiries to locate the second person involved and the stolen property are ongoing.


Anyone with information that may assist the police investigation is asked to call 101 quoting reference 44220106110.


Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/