Three men in custody in connection with burglaries at Larches Co-op

Three men in custody in connection with burglaries at Larches Co-op
Three men in custody in connection with burglaries at Larches Co-op
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Three men are now in custody in connection with two burglaries in Larches.

Offenders had broken into a Co-op through the floor of a flat above.

This morning Preston Police issued a Facebook post which said: “During the night #Team5IR attended reports of a possible burglary taking place at the Cooperative Store, Larches following a 999 call from a member of the public.

"On arrival we forced entry into a flat above the premises and located two males inside who had used numerous tools and weapons to gain entry into the local store through the floor of the flat.

"A further suspect was located hiding on the roof of the property and was swiftly recovered by officers. All three males are currently in Preston Police Custody awaiting interview for two aggravated burglaries."

Witnesses who saw anything suspicious around closing time on Friday night until around midnight can contact police via 101 quoting LC-20181109-1641.