London man arrested after attempted kidnap at Inver House

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A care home was broken into and a man has been arrested for attempted kidnap, police confirm.

The Inver House care home in Bembridge on Foreland Road was broken into on Sunday night (July 15) at around 10pm.

Police have arrested a 53-year-old-man from London at the scene on suspicion of aggravated burglary, attempted kidnap, assaulting police and criminal damage.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: “We were called at 10.06pm last night (Sunday 15 July) to deal with an incident in which a man was reported to have broken into a care home on Foreland Road, Bembridge.

“Police attended and arrested a 53-year-old man from London at the scene on suspicion of aggravated burglary, attempted kidnap, assault police and criminal damage.

“He remains in custody at this time.”

Anyone with information should contact Hampshire Constabulary on 101 quoting crime reference no. 44180266981


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