Two arrested after Cromer burglaries

Two people have been charged after burglaries in Cromer. Picture: Ian Burt

Two people have been charged after burglaries in Cromer. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Two people have been charged in connection with a number of Cromer burglaries.

The break-ins happened between Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12 at two premises in Church Street and Beach Road, where cash was stolen.

A man and a woman were arrested and taken to Aylsham police investigation centre for questioning.

Subsequently, 38-year-old Luke Battelle and 39-year-old Lisa Chung, both of Argyll Road, Ripley in Derbyshire, were charged with burglary offences.

They have both been remanded in custody and will appear at Norwich magistrates' court this morning.


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Meanwhile, police continue to investigate other burglaries in the town.

Between 4am and 4.30am on October 11, thieves broke into premises on Cromer Road and stole more than £2,000 from a deposit box. And, between 3pm on Wednesday, October 10 and 8.45am on Thursday, a restaurant in Hamilton Road was broken into and more than £1,000 was stolen from a till. It is unknown if anything was taken when burglars broke into a café in Cadogan Road, between 4pm on Wednesday and 8.20am on Thursday.

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