Man bailed in connection with theft of historic weapons and armour from two Essex tourist attractions

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A man arrested in connection with thefts of weapons and armour at two locations in Essex has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

His arrest followed investigations into the theft of items from the Maldon Combined Services Museum on Thursday, March 13 and a burglary at Stansted Mountfitchet Castle on Saturday night, March 15.

The man, who is 32 and from the Takeley area, was arrested on Tuesday evening, March 18, when he attended the police station at Stansted Airport.

He has now been bailed to report back to police on Saturday, April 19.