A man has been arrested after Prime drinks, vapes and e-cigarettes were stolen from a business.

The man, 34, was arrested on suspicion of burglary other than dwelling with intent to steal following a break in at a property in Old Ladies Court in Battle.

The theft, estimate to be worth £600, took place shortly before 9pm on Sunday, February 5.

Sussex Police Inspector Olivia Carroll, of Hastings and Rother neighbourhood policing team, said: “We are well aware of the serious emotional and financial impact business crime has on our communities, and we are committed to catching those responsible for thefts and burglaries at our local businesses.

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“Our investigation into this burglary was launched as soon as the report was received and, with the support of the victims, we’ve been able to complete numerous enquiries that have resulted in this arrest being made.

“I would like to reassure business owners and staff, as well as the wider community, that we will take positive and robust action in response to crimes of this nature.

“We also continue to work with partner agencies to minimise the opportunities that offenders have to commit crimes.”

The man remains in custody after the burglary was reported on Tuesday, February 7.