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Dagenham boy, 16, arrested following burglary in Essex

PUBLISHED: 11:28 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 11:28 15 January 2018

The 16-year-old boy was arrested in High Road, North Stifford. Picture credit: Google.

The 16-year-old boy was arrested in High Road, North Stifford. Picture credit: Google.

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A 16-year-old boy from Dagenham has been arrested suspicion of burglary, theft and possession of knives by police in North Stifford.

The youth was found in possession of a large carving knife and someone else’s driving licence when he was held by Essex Police this morning at around 2.45am.

Officers were called to a burglary at an address in Birchfield where a motorbike had been stolen at 1.45am.

The motorbike was later found abandoned and the teenager was arrested by police who were searching the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Grays CID on 101 quoting incident number 46 of 15/01 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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