Four arrested in Cirencester following mobile phone theft in Marlborough
Four people were arrested by Gloucestershire Police yesterday following a report of a theft from a mobile phone shop in Marlborough.
At approximately 11.30am, a group of men entered the Vodafone shop in the High Street, adjacent to the entrance of Hughenden Yard and three mobile phones were ripped from the display stand.
Information relating to a vehicle the group were believed to be travelling in was shared, and the vehicle was spotted on the A419 travelling into Cirencester.
CCTV images of the group were also shared with all branches by the store manager in Marlborough and a group matching their description was later spotted entering the Cirencester store.
Officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary, who had been made aware of the incident, later located and arrested four people in the town centre.
Three teenage boys, aged 15, 16 and 17, all from Slough, were arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop and conspiring to steal from a shop. A 21-year-old man from Plumstead was also arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop, conspiring to steal from a shop and possession of a class B drug.
All were conveyed to Gablecross custody in Swindon and have since been released on bail while enquiries continue.
Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54180093782.