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Taser used on burglary suspect in Northamptonshire


A taser gun was used when a man suspected of a burglary at a jewellery shop was arrested in Northamptonshire.

Police were called after a report of a man breaking into the jewellers in High Street, Thrapston, at 0230 GMT.

A front window of the store had been smashed and a man was seen running off with a number of valuable items.

He was chased into an alleyway where he threw several of the items at an officer in an attempt to escape and a taser gun was then used.

He was arrested and taken into custody at Corby police station.

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