Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham.Advertisement
Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins.
Residents had taken to Twitter to complain about what they said was police ‘inaction’ following the incidents.
Jamea Masjid, in Clarendon Street, had put up a chalkboard with a written warning for people to keep a close eye on their homes.
Police responded with horseback patrols and more officers in the area.
They have now confirmed two arrests on suspicion of burglary.
A 42-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (16 January) and a 28-year-old man was arrested on Thursday (17 January) afternoon.
Both men are from Preston.
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