Three arrested following burglary in Nelson

Monday, September 18, 2023

We have three people in custody following a burglary in Nelson. Officers were called to an address in the Southfield area at just after midnight this morning to reports of a burglary in progress. Two men and a woman were arrested nearby.

A 31 year old man from Nelson, a 29 year old man from Burnley and a 31 year old woman from Burnley are all being questioned on suspicion of burglary.

Lancashire Constabulary recently launched Op Defender, a force wide campaign funded by Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner to crackdown on residential burglary.

Op Defender aims to locate and arrest offenders, take positive action to reduce residential burglary through crime prevention advice, and to safeguard and support victims of crime, keeping them at the heart of investigations.

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