Islington man, 57, arrested in connection with Hatton Garden raid
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A man from Islington has been arrested in connection with the infamous Hatton Garden raid three years ago.
Yesterday, Met detectives who continue to investigate the burglary arrested a 57-year-old man on suspicion of “non-residential burglary”.
He was arrested after a search warrant was carried out at the unspecified address in Islington at about 7.30am.
A number of items were seized from the address and the man remains in custody at a police station.
The Hatton Garden Safe Deposit raid, in April 2015, is one of the most notorious burglaries in UK history.
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It happened just outside the Islington border, to the west of Farringdon station, and valuables worth up to £29million were stolen.
So far, nine people, most elderly, have been convicted for their part in the burglary.
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The raid was planned in The Castle pub in Pentonville Road, which now has a sign inside boasting of its claim to fame.