Preston man charged with burglary after elderly woman's home was looted
A man wanted in connection with a burglary at a pensioner's home in Preston has been arrested and charged.
Police tracked Wayne Collins down to Leyland where he was arrested yesterday.
The 24 -year-old has been charged with burglary after allegedly breaking into the home of a woman in her 80s in Sharoe Green Lane on Tuesday November 7.
He is suspected of stealing Â£1,200 cash, as well as a laptop, handheld vacuum and two silver goblets that had been in the woman’s family for generations.
The arrest follows a public appeal issued by the police on Wednesday December 19 for help in finding Collins.