TWO men who were arrested in connection with a night-time burglary have been released on bail by police.

Officers were called to Newton RC Club on Patterson Street at around 3.25am on Monday, June 10, to reports of a break-in. Patrols attended and detained two men on nearby Cross Lane.
A 40-year-old man from Speke and a 27-year-old man from Speke were arrested on suspicion of burglary other than dwelling with intent to steal and were taken into custody for questioning yesterday.

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A sledgehammer was found at the scene and has been forensically recovered.

When asked by the Star for an update on the investigation, a Merseyside Police spokeswoman said both suspects have been bailed pending further inquiries.

  • If you have any information about suspected burglary contact @MerPolCC, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.