Store raid – men arrested and charged
Three men have been arrested and charged in connection with burglary and car theft in Thorney and other areas.
The men were charged on Friday, just a week after the break-in at Thorney Food Stores and have been remanded in custody.
Charges related to the theft of cars in Thorney, also domestic burglary and the break in at the village stores, when the front door was smashed with a sledgehammer and residents who tried to intervene were threatened with violence.
The men took goods and cash and escaped in an Audi TT stolen a few days earlier from a home in Chestnut Drive.
Other charges related to similar incidents in Wisbech, Whittlesey, Peterborough. Wisbech St Mary and Emneth.