Officers seize terrifying DIY burglary kit from Northampton university digs

A wad of cash as well as a meat cleaver and burglars' masks were seized from university accomodation by a Northampton police unit.

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 10:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:58 pm
Northampton Proactive Team

The Northampton Proactive Team are a selection of plainclothed police officers who specialise in arresting suspected dangerous criminals and drug dealers in the town.

The team last week tweeted pictures of the burglary kit, complete with weapons and balaclavas, which it claimed to have recovered from university accomodation in Northampton.

"Apparently this is how they give out student loans nowadays, one arrested for proceeds of crime #StopSearch," the tweet read.

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"Following on from cash seizure search at student residence uncovers criminality #NotInOurTown."

The photos appear to show multiple mobile phones and a hold-all stashed with bank notes.

Northampton Proactive Team
Northampton Proactive Team