Third Rugby burglar suspect charged in as many days

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POLICE have charged a man with a burglary that occurred earlier the same day.

Mark Wooton, 32, from Northampton, was charged yesterday (Thursday) with a burglary that occurred earlier the same day at 11am at a home in Bretford near Rugby.

Police were alerted to the burglary by a member of the public who reported suspicious activity around a property in the village.

Officers arrived to find the burglars had fled. Wootton was later arrested on suspicion of the burglary from an address in Rugby.

Wootton was remanded in custody overnight to appear at Nuneaton Magistrates Court this morning (Friday).

Detective Chief Inspector Alex Franklin-Smith said: “This is the third arrest for burglary in as many days by officers in Rugby and reflects their dedication to disrupting anyone suspected of committing crime.

“Warwickshire Police take offences of burglary extremely seriously and understand the harm that it causes to its victims and local communities. The public are vital and we are always very grateful for any information they provide that can help us progress our enquiries”.

Also arrested and charged with unrelated burglaries in Rugby are:

Daniel James Cameron, 23, of Brockhurst Way in Thrybergh, Rotherham has been released on bail and banned from entering Warwickshire except for legal appointments and court after being charged with a car key burglary that occurred on 22 October 2011 in Stanley Road, Rugby. Cameron is currently scheduled to appear at Nuneaton Magistrates Court on February 23.

Terrence Hannifin, 22, of Copeland, Brownsover was recently charged with a burglary that occurred in Skiddaw on 26 January 2012. Following his arrest on 15 February, Hannifin was questioned before being charged later the same day and was remanded into custody until his court appearance yesterday (Thursday) before Nuneaton Magistrates. He has been further remanded in custody until his next court appearance.