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Officers investigating burglary and car theft incidents arrest man

Officers investigating a series of burglary incidents and thefts from motor vehicles over the weekend have arrested a man.


Police had received reports that, in the early hours of Sunday morning (9 January), a man had been trying car door handles in Upper St Michaels Grove, Longmynd Drive and Appleton Road.


A couple of cars had items stolen, including a purse and some loose change.


Police also received reports that, in the early hours of the same morning, a man had opened the front door of a house on Highlands Road, and a man had tried the door handle of a house on Catisfield Road.


Following enquiries, a 38-year-old man from Fareham has been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and attempted theft from a motor vehicle.


He remains in custody at this time.


Police would encourage anyone who has information about these incidents, CCTV footage or Ring Doorbell footage from the area, or has been affected by this type of crime, to contact police on 101, or via the reporting tool on our website: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/