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Two men have been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary at a pub in Tamworth

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It’s after officers were called to reports of an ongoing break-in at a business in Lichfield Street shortly before 10:30 last night (Monday 2 November).

It’s reported a group of men – armed with weapons – tried to enter the property, smashing in windows and doors before making off in a white van.

Detective Sergeant Kiley Rounds from force CID South said: “We believe this incident last night is connected to two others where businesses – including a restaurant in Church Street – have had their windows smashed.

“We’re eager for anyone with any information or footage to get in touch so as to help with our investigation.”

A 52-year-old from Tamworth and a 38-year-old from Birmingham have been arrested in connection with the three incidents. They remain in police custody at this time.

Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 801 of 2 November, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.