Preston Police have taken a man into custody after reports of a burglary in Ribbleton, Preston.Advertisement
The police were called to Westerdale Close in the early morning hours of Wednesday 8 February, to reports a man was seen trying to gain entry into a block of flats.
Officers responded and arrested a 44-year-old man who is now being questioned.
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Lancashire Constabulary recently launched Op Defender, a force wide campaign funded by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to crackdown on residential burglary.
Op Defender aims to locate and arrest offenders, take positive action to reduce residential burglary through crime prevention advice, and to safeguard and support victims of crime, keeping them at the heart of investigations.
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