Liverpool man arrested for multiple burglaries as stolen items recovered

A man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary offences after three warrants were executed in Liverpool today, Thursday 8 June.

Officers carried out the law enforcement operation this morning at properties on Rathbone Road and Olton Street in Wavertree, and Osborne Road in Tuebrook.

Large quantities of suspected stolen electrical goods such laptops and gaming consoles have been seized.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing multiple burglaries in the Wavertree area.

Detective Sergeant Steven Byrom from the Burglary Team (Operation Castle) said, “We suspect that he has been targeting student accommodation in Wavertree.

“We are determined to keep reducing offences and the harm this causes across Merseyside, and we will act on information we receive.

“We encourage people to come forward if you know anything about suspected burglary and the sale of stolen goods where you are. We’ll act on all information provided.

“Burglary offences have decreased year on year across Merseyside thanks largely to Operation Castle, an operation targeted at reducing burglaries, bringing offenders to justice, and ultimately sparing residents the anguish of being a victim of burglary.

“We will continue to work proactively with communities and our partners to keep this going.”

Merseyside Police has a dedicated burglary team called Operation Castle, that focuses on hotspot areas and particular types of burglary. Every sentence handed down makes the communities of Merseyside and beyond safer from the harm, distress and inconvenience that burglary brings.  

If you have CCTV, smart doorbell or dashcam footage of suspicious activity in your area then you can upload it here

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You can also report any concerns to police on 999 if a crime is in progress, via 101, or via Twitter @MerPolCC.

You can also pass information via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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