Southwold man arrested after cash stolen in church break-in

A 22-year-old man from Southwold has been arrested on suspicion of burglary following a break-in at St Edmunds Church in the town.

The church, at Bartholomews Green in the town, was broken in to overnight on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9.

A quantity of cash was stolen after someone broke a leaded window at the back of the church to gain entry and then forced open a wooden cabinet to steal a metal cash box and envelopes containing money.

'The 22-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon, Monday October 10, and was interviewed by officers,' a police spokesman said.

'He has now been bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on October 18.'

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