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Officers investigating burglary in Portsmouth make seven arrests

Officers investigating a burglary at an address on Lower Drayton Road in Portsmouth have arrested seven people in connection with the incident


It was reported to police on Tuesday 9 August that entry had been forced to the property and a number of items including jewellery and laptops were taken from inside. Two cars parked outside were also taken.


Nobody was home at the time and both of the cars have since been recovered.


Police have now arrested an 18-year-old man from Waterlooville, a 45-year-old man from Winchester, a 17-year-old boy from Portsmouth, a 16-year-old girl from Portsmouth, a 30-year-old woman of no fixed abode, a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl from Portsmouth in connection with this incident.


Police enquiries are continuing.


Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 44220322103. Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/