Two men arrested following attempted burglary in New Milton
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Officers investigating a burglary in progress in the New Milton area have arrested two men in connection with the incident.
It comes after a member of the public reported a possible burglary in progress at New Milton Motor Services on Hamilton Way at 9.28pm yesterday evening (10 May).
Officers arrived on scene and began searching the immediate area and located a vehicle matching a description provided by members of the public in the vicinity. A number of power tools – including a two Dewalt drills and a Makita radio – were found and seized as a result.
While awaiting for the vehicle to be recovered, officers spotted two men matching descriptions provided to them on Old Milton Road. They were detained and searched, but nothing of note was found upon them and were subsequently released.
However, a dog unit was deployed to check for discarded property and located a key belonging to the seized vehicle in an alleyway close to where the two men had been seen by officers.
A 45-year-old man and a 43-year-old man, both from Poole in Dorset, were arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary.
They remain in custody at this time.
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