Officers arrest man who allegedly stole money from charity box in local social club

Police arrest 30-year-old male after the report of a burglary in Hartlepool.

Friday, 15th November 2019, 11:34 am
Updated Saturday, 16th November 2019, 9:14 pm
30-year-old male is seen near the location of local social club after it's been broken into.
30-year-old male is seen near the location of local social club after it's been broken into.

Cleveland Police received a call at 3.10am on Friday, November 15 that reported a break-in at Ye Olde Durham’s Social Club on St Aidan’s Street.

A man was seen leaving the premises on foot heading towards Oxford Road.

Officers arrested a 30-year-old man near the scene and he remains in police custody.

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A charity box had been damaged and the money inside stolen.

Any witnesses should contact the police on 101.