Man charged with breaking into Peterborough pub, coffee shop and Frankie & Benny's restaurant

A man has been charged with three counts of breaking into Peterborough businesses over the last two weeks.

Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 8:02 pm
The Wheatsheaf in Eastfield Road

William Thornton, of Padholme Road, Eastfield, Peterborough, was arrested yesterday (Monday) on suspicion of a number of commercial burglaries and going equipped to steal.

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Thornton (43) has since been charged with going equipped to steal and three counts of non-dwelling burglaries relating to break-ins at The Wheatsheaf in Eastfield Road, CHAI coffee shop, also in Eastfield Road, and Frankie & Benny’s restaurant in Boongate, all since September 24.

He has also been charged with another burglary at Frankie & Benny’s in May.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday).