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29 December 2010, 13:01
A Taser was fired to arrest a suspected jewellery shop burglar at Thrapston in Northants
Police were called to the Trend Jewellery shop in the High Street at half past two this morning (29/12/10).
A front window of the store had been smashed and the burglar had made off on foot with a some of the stock.
The offender burglar was pursued into a dark, icy alleyway where he confronted an officer and threw the items at him in an attempt to escape.
The officer fired the Taser to control the man who was arrested and taken into custody at Corby police station.