Thieves snared by garden centre’s military-style security fence

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TWO men were arrested for trying to steal from a garden centre.

They were snared after triggering a new military-style perimeter fence security system at Chesters Grove Garden Centre, Chester-le-Street, on Monday night.

Two men from the Pelton area, aged 23 and 42, accepted police cautions for attempting to steal 18 hanging baskets, worth £400.