Police Hunting Wimbledon Village Burglar Release Arrested Man

Man was taken for questioning at a South London police station

Police have released a man they questioned over a series of burglaries in the Wimbledon Village area dating back to 2006.

A 38-year-old man had been arrested at an address in Wimbledon on June 5 on suspicion of burglary. He was taken to a south London police station.

His arrest followed an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Service's Trident and Area Crime Command and Merton CID into burglaries in and around Wimbledon Village over a ten-year period.

Police released the man today (June 7), and said the investigation continued.

  • Merton Police have been hunting a prowler in the area – nicknamed the ‘fisherman’s hat burglar’ for several years.

    June 7 , 2017