Purfleet man arrested after garden machinery stolen in Brentwood

Essex Police

THREE men have been arrested after garden machinery was stolen from a home in Brentwood.

The arrests follow reports garden machinery was stolen from an address in Thorndon Park, Brentwood, on April 15.

The men were arrested after police stopped a vehicle in Lower Baddow Road, Woodham Mortimer, at around 2.20am yesterday (May 11).

A 23-year-old from Dagenham, a 24-year-old from Purfleet and a 26-year-old, of no fixed address, were taken into custody on suspicion of burglary and going equipped to steal.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: “We seized a number of items including bolt cutters and crowbars found within the car.”

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