Man arrested in connection with multiple burglaries in Preston city centre

A man has been arrested in connection with a spate of Preston city centre burglaries after he was caught by police following another break-in.

Wednesday, 20th May 2020, 8:31 am

Police were called to reports an audible security alarm had been activated at a retail premises on Fishergate early this morning (May 20).

Officers attended the scene and confirmed the premises had been broken into.

After conducting a search of the area a man was located close to the scene and was subsequently arrested.

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He remains in custody and police say he will be interviewed in connection with the Fishergate break-in as well as other recent burglaries across the city centre.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "This man has been housed until later today where he'll be interviewed about this incident and other burglaries which have occurred recently in the city centre."

Police were called to reports an audible security alarm had been activated at a retail premises on Fishergate. (Credit: Google)