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Theft At Amazon Distribution Centre: A Man In His 30s Has Been Arrested

A man has been arrested for theft of multiple electronic goods from Amazon. Police said that a large quantity of stock including high-value tech and mobile phone products were stolen from an Amazon distribution centre in Little Hulton.

Officers received the report of the theft on Wednesday 4 August 2021. After the investigation, a man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of theft and money laundering.

Officers executed a warrant at a property and found multiple tech products that approximately £250,000 in cash.
Enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Superintendent Christopher Bridge of GMP’s Bolton district said: “Following a report of the theft of a significant amount of products from Amazon we launched a full investigation to identify the responsible person or persons.”

“Thanks to the cooperation from Amazon throughout the investigation, our officers were swiftly able to arrest one male in connection with the theft and this is a prime example of some excellent and supportive partnership work.”

“Although we do have one man on bail currently I would stress that our investigation and enquiries will remain ongoing and anyone who has any information should get in touch with police.”


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