Nine rooms raided as burglars target Rowley Regis care home
A care home was targeted by 'heartless thieves' who burgled nine rooms before being found after a helicopter search.
Two suspects were arrested after the incident, which involved a 'lengthy foot chase' and a police helicopter in Rowley Regis yesterday.
West Midlands Police's Force Response Unit tweeted in the aftermath of the incident saying three people had been arrested - but a spokeswoman for the force later confirmed two people were in custody.
Officers from the Dudley Town Twitter account responded to the tweet saying: "Superb work. Listened in and some of my team came to help with containment. Perseverance paid off."
A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: "Officers have arrested two people following a break in at a nursing home in Mace Street, shortly after 7am on Sunday morning.
"A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and a 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle. They both remain in police custody."
The home was contacted but did not want to comment on the break-in today.
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