Two arrested for overnight burglary in Monkton Heathfield

Two arrested for overnight burglary in Monkton Heathfield

Police who responded to a report of a burglary at a school in Monkton Heathfield arrested two teenage boys, thanks to a call from a witness at 12.20am on Friday 2 November.

Officers are grateful to the caller who reported that a number of people had gained access to the school. Police arrived within 10 minutes and found a window open and evidence that the property had been searched.

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Two 17-year-old boys were arrested nearby at about 2.30am and remain in police custody at the time of writing.

A spokesperson commented; “Investigations continue and anyone with information which could help is asked to get in touch through, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5218244202.”

“Alternatively pass on information through the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.”

“We can all play a part in keeping our communities safe by looking out for our neighbours and reporting suspicious incidents – just like this caller. Always ring 999 straight away if a crime is underway, someone’s in danger or suspects are still in the area. Otherwise call 101 immediately.”

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