Police helicopter swoops on raiders

PUBLISHED: 09:15 30 March 2011


THE police helicopter and dog unit were both deployed after a burglary was reported in Snailwell.

The incident at EMR, in Fordham Road, Snailwell, was reported at just after 11pm yesterday (March 29).

Security at the site had spotted two intruders stood near some copper wiring.

Officers on the ground with a dog were guided by the helicopter and two men were discovered in bushes near to a railway line heading towards Newmarket.

Two men were arrested, aged 21 and 37, and both from Birmingham, on suspicion of theft and are being held at Parkside Police Station in Cambridge.

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