Preston Police have released information surrounding an attempted burglary on Friday, January 8.Advertisement
A man arrived at the Covid testing centre in Walton-le-Dale claiming to be a staff member.
He said he needed to move a large amount of stock to a second site.
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The man went to a building and attempted to remove quick testing kits, but left in a taxi with a second man, empty-handed, after being challenged by genuine staff members.
Following a number of enquiries, two men – a 32-year-old man from Preston and a 29-year-old man from Blackburn – have been arrested on suspicion of burglary.
They have since been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.
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