Man arrested over £35k beer theft5th February, 2014 by Lauren Eads
A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of £35,000 worth of rare BrewDog beer from a warehouse in Essex.
Masked men smashed their way into a warehouse of mail order company Ales By Mail in Billericay on 29 Sunday stealing 16,000 bottles of the Scottish brewer’s beer.
Four types of craft beer, including Moshi Moshi, Interstellar, Hobo Pop and Brixton Porter, were stolen in the raid believed to be worth in the region of £32,000.
The beers were part of a range exclusive to the company and were not due for sale until January.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been bailed until 1 April.