Two teenagers arrested after burglary in Penwortham

Posted on - 18th April, 2018 - 10:22am | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Crime, Penwortham, Preston News
Police used mounted officers to search in Penwortham
Police used mounted officers to search in Penwortham

Two teenagers have been arrested after a burglary and police chase across Penwortham and Broadgate.

Eyewitnesses reported a large police presence, including mounted officers and the police helicopter, across both areas throughout Tuesday (17 April) afternoon.

Police were called to reports of a burglary in Crabtree Avenue in Penwortham around 12.50pm.

The offenders had entered the property and were disturbed and made off from the scene.

A police search ensued and two boys were arrested.

Read more: Beer festival planned for Penwortham on May Bank Holiday

The teenagers, both from Bamber Bridge, aged 15 and 16, were arrested on suspicion of burglary and are currently in custody.

It is understood another property was also targeted in Cherry Wood as well as the Sainsbury’s in Penwortham.

Preston in pictures D1924 Crewe Diesel DepotFishwick 33 050913 PrestonFishwick 26 060302 PrestonClass 92 at Preston StationPaths we walk60007 approaches PrestonThe original goal keepers and right back shirt from the 1964 Cup FinalGreen with a chance of ginger View more
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.


Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails