Essex man, 42, arrested in connection with Hatton Garden jewellery heist


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Detectives from the Flying Squad have arrested a man in Essex in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery heist.

A 42-year-old British man was arrested at 9.40am today on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle.

The Metropolitan Police will not reveal a more specific location for “operational reasons”.

The man has been taken to a London police station for questioning.

Eight men have been charged in connection with the heist, and are due to appear before magistrates in the capital today.

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The raid, over the Easter weekend, saw 56 safety deposit boxes stolen from the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd vault with jewellery believed to be worth £200million stolen from the heart of London’s jewellery district.

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