Police arrest two men trying to steal from Essex hospital

Police were called to an ‘attempted theft’ at an Essex hospital yesterday morning.

They received a report at 2.25am on Saturday morning of men seen trying to break into the car park payment machines at Basildon Hospital.

Police responded and two men were arrested on suspicion of attempted theft.

The men, aged in their 20s and 30s, remain in police custody.

A third man in his 30s was also arrested on suspicion of carrying a bladed weapon.

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