Arrest made after man spotted on CCTV following break-in at Fen RSPCA shop

PUBLISHED: 09:33 30 December 2019 | UPDATED: 09:50 30 December 2019

The man was arrested following the break-in at the RSPCA shop in Whittlesey on Monday, December 30. Picture: Supplied/@FenCops

The man was arrested following the break-in at the RSPCA shop in Whittlesey on Monday, December 30. Picture: Supplied/@FenCops

Supplied/@FenCops

A man has been arrested and cash has been recovered following a break-in at one of the RSPCA's charity shops in the Fens.

The wanted man was spotted on Peterborough City Council CCTV in Whittlesey shortly after the incident in the town.

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Officers dispatched dogs from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Police Dog Unit to catch up with the man in question.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "Wanted male spotted by Peterborough City Council CCTV in Whittlesey.

"While officers were on route male was seen to break into the RSPCA shop.

"Police dogs [were] nearby and the male was arrested, money also recovered near by. Male has been charged and refuses bail."

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