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Teenage Bexleyheath burglary suspect from Sidcup caught by police chopper
A TEENAGE burglary suspect fleeing police in Bexleyheath this morning was caught thanks to a police helicopter.
A Met Police chopper was out at 11.05am assisting Bexley officers searching rooftops for a 19-year-old suspect in two burglaries who was spotted by police in Bexleyheath Broadway at 10.34am.
The man wanted in connection with burglaries in Longlands Park Crescent, Sidcup, on August 27 and Bynon Avenue, Bexleyheath, yesterday ran off and was seen climbing on to the balcony and then roof of a property in Bynon Avenue.
The youth from Sidcup was arrested by 11.20am with help from the helicopter and a dog team.
He is currently being held on suspicion of two counts of burglary.