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Wanted person walks past police in Norwich as they were making arrest

PUBLISHED: 20:06 24 March 2019 | UPDATED: 20:06 24 March 2019

Police are urging people to make sure they secure their homes overnight. Picture: Ian Burt.

Police are urging people to make sure they secure their homes overnight. Picture: Ian Burt.

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Police officers spotted a wanted person while they were arresting someone for shop theft.

It happened as officers in Norwich were making an arrest for theft from shop on Friday (March 22) afternoon.

They were putting the suspect into police transport to take them into custody when a person who was wanted by police walked past.

That person was also arrested and taken into custody.

The double arrest was publicised on social media.

Norwich Police tweeted: “One arrested for shop theft this afternoon...and as they were being put in the transport to get them to custody, another wanted person walked passed. Two now in custody, awaiting interview.”

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