Man arrested after container thefts

TWO lorry trailers and their containers were stolen from a yard on the edge of Felixstowe port, it was revealed today.One of the 40ft trailers and its load of beer has been recovered intact by Cheshire police and a 40-year-old man from Liverpool has been arrested on suspicion of theft.

TWO lorry trailers and their containers were stolen from a yard on the edge of Felixstowe port.

One of the 40ft trailers and its load of beer has been recovered intact by Cheshire police and a 40-year-old man from Liverpool has been arrested on suspicion of theft.

The man - who has not been named - has been brought back to Suffolk for questioning about the incident and is currently in custody at Felixstowe police station.

The second trailer and its container was found in Manchester. It was attached to an articulated lorry unit that was stolen from Chapel Pond Hill in Bury St Edmunds overnight Sunday November 19 and Monday November 20.

The trailers and their containers were taken from a yard in Fagbury Road, Felixstowe, the same night.

Both vehicles are undergoing forensic examination.

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