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Man arrested on suspicion of stealing church charity box

Thief caught following public call

John Herring

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A man who tried to steal a charity box from a West Berkshire church was foiled by a member of the public.

The 36-year-old, from Calcot, was arrested on suspicion of attempted theft from the Church of St Deny’s, Cock Lane in Standford Dingley.

Police were called to the church by a member of the public at 5pm on Tuesday, August 4 and officers arrested a man who matched the description provided on their way to the scene.

The man has been released on police bail until September 4.

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