The male was arrested by Preston Police officers this morning at an address in the village in relation to a burglary in Leyland earlier this month.
South Ribble Police said on Facebook: "A seventeen year old male has been arrested by Preston #Team5IRfollowing an early morning wake up call at an address in Walmer Bridge.
"The male was arrested in relation to a burglary in Leyland which happened at the beginning of February. The male is in Preston Custody and will be interviewed shortly by detectives! #WakeyWakey#WatchThisSpace "