Officers on routine patrol discovered a smashed window at a shop in Greyfriars just after 1.35am today, Wednesday 2 December.
Upon investigation they found goods missing from within and began carrying out a search of the surrounding area with assistance from the Dog Support Unit, who were successful in tracking discarded items.
Two men from Stafford, aged 28 and 30, were arrested nearby and taken into custody where they remain for questioning on suspicion of burglary.
If you have any information about this incident please contact us on 101, quoting incident number 26 of December 2. Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at
www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.