Police make arrest after finding stolen items on social media
- Credit: Avon and Somerset police
A Weston-super-Mare man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after police discovered stolen items on Facebook.
Avon and Somerset police uncovered a number of motocross helmets, trousers and body armour on the social media site on Friday.
The items had been reported as stolen from a property in Birnbeck Road, in Weston.
A 26-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) after undercover officers met with him to 'buy' the items.
He has since been released under investigation.
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The stolen items have been returned to the original owner.
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