Burglary suspect found hiding under pool table at Preston club

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after he was found hiding under a pool table at a popular Preston club, say police.

Thursday, 12th April 2018, 7:58 am
Updated Thursday, 12th April 2018, 8:06 am
Police responded to reports of a break-in at the Jubilee Club in Preston

Patrols were called to the Jubilee Club on Mary Street North just after 2am on Thursday, April 12 after a member of the public saw an intruder break a window and enter the building.

Witnesses reported a man taking items out of the premises and stacking them up outside by the door.

Patrols and the dog unit responded promptly where they discovered a man still at the scene.

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A police spokesman said: "A person was reported to have broken a window and entered the club.

"Dog handlers and patrols made their way to the scene where a man was arrested at the scene.

"The man was found hiding under the pool table at the club."