Three arrested after burglary in South Ribble

Thursday, September 14, 2023

We have three teenagers in our custody after a high value car was stolen from a property in South Ribble last month.

On 17th August, officers were called to an address in Higher Walton after a reports of a burglary.

Following CCTV enquiries, an 18 year old man from Blackburn and two boys aged 14 and 15 from Preston are currently 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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