Four men have been charged with burglary after a tip of from a member of the public.
Police received a phone call on Thursday evening, August 30, after four men were observed acting suspiciously near addresses in Park Lane, Wallington.
As officers swooped on the area two men were arrested in two different streets nearby within minutes.
A bag, which was allegedly seen to have been carried by one of the men, was recovered by a police dog unit in the area of All Saints Primary School, Carshalton.
The four men have been charged with burglary and going equipped for burglary following arrests by police officers in Sutton on Thursday 30th August. One of the men has also been charged with a points and blades offence. The four men are:
Robert Rakus, aged 31, DoB 22/08/81, of Chaucer House, Chaucer Gardens, Sutton.
Piotr Rakus, aged 34, DoB 19/10/77, of Chaucer House, Chaucer Gardens, Sutton.
Robert Smolinski, aged 25, DoB: 21/01/87, No fixed abode.
Artur Smolinski, aged 33, DoB: 17/05/79, No fixed abode.
All four have been charged with:
- burglary at 2 Church Hill Road, Sutton, on 28th August
- going equipped for burglary in Rotherfield Road, Carshalton, on 30th August
Artur Smolinski has been additionally charged with a points and blades offence (carrying a pen knife) in Rotherfield Road, Carshalton, on 30th August.
Robert Rakus and Piotr Rakus, and Robert Smolinski, were remanded to appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court on Saturday 1st September. Artur Smolinski has also been remanded to appear in court once his current period of ill health allows.