Man arrested in Chorley after allegedly breaking into cars overnight

A man was arrested in Chorley in the early hours of this morning after he was allegedly seen interfering with motor vehicles at a car dealers, say police.

Wednesday, 12th July 2017, 8:17 am
Updated Thursday, 31st August 2017, 3:34 pm
A man was arrested in Chorley in the early hours of this morning after he was allegedly seen interfering with motor vehicles at a car dealers, say police.

Officers say that security guards called police after they spotted a man behaving suspiciously on remotely monitored CCTV at Deane Motors on Southport Road in Eccleston.

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The police helicopter was called in to support officers in their search for the man who was soon located hiding nearby next to a garage.

A police spokesman said: "We were called at around 3am to a car dealers in Eccleston where a man was spotted behaving suspiciously on CCTV. Our officers located the man, who was hiding nearby, within 30 mins."

The man is currently being held in custody.