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Man, 28, bailed over 53m heist
Bexley property
Police searched a flat in a semi-detached house in Bexley
A 28-year-old man who was arrested by police investigating Britain's biggest cash robbery has been released on bail.

The man was arrested in the Bexley area of south-east London on Saturday as part of the probe into the 53m robbery at the Securitas depot in Kent.

On Sunday, forensic officers in white boiler suits went to a top-floor flat at a semi-detached property in Bexley, later emerging carrying plastic bags.

Police officers and a Kent Police van were outside the building.

Unmarked cars

Officers also appeared to be searching a garage next to the property and another - one of a block of 10 - several hundred metres away.

Neighbour Jacqueline Wall, a civilian worker at Scotland Yard, said officers swooped on the two-bedroom flat on Saturday.

A van, three police cars and two unmarked police cars, along with 15 to 20 officers, arrived on the scene at about 1500 GMT.

She said the flat's occupants were a man, believed to be a mechanic, his partner and their 18-month-old baby.

Meanwhile, a 43-year-old man arrested in a raid on a vehicle repair yard in south-east London on Thursday has been released on police bail.

Search at Elderden Farm
Police were searching the grounds of Elderden Farm on Saturday

Police found up to 7m in the raid on ENR Cars at Graves industrial estate in Welling. Most of the haul from the UK's biggest cash robbery is still missing.

A spokesman for Kent Police said on Sunday the bags of cash recovered on Thursday were still being examined for forensic evidence.

"Until this is completed the amount of money will not be known," he said.

A small amount of money was also found at Elderden Farm in Staplehurst, Kent.

Four men and a woman have appeared in court on charges in connection with the heist.

They have all been remanded in custody until 13 March, when they are due to appear before Maidstone Crown Court.

The raid happened at the Securitas depot in Tonbridge, Kent, in the early hours of 22 February.


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