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Burglary suspect arrested after police pursue van

Police investigating a spate of burglaries arrested a suspect after tracking and following a van.

Officers investigating five recent break-ins in the Stockhill and Aspley areas of Nottingham were alerted on Wednesday afternoon 23 February to a vehicle linked to the investigation.

After following the van for a brief period, it was brought to a halt shortly before 6pm in the Blenheim Industrial Estate, Bulwell.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested at the scene on suspicion of burglary and failing to stop for police.

He remains in police custody.

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Detective Sergeant James Bond, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a good bit of team-work between control room staff and officers, and I am pleased we now have a suspect in custody.

“Burglary offences can have a long-lasting consequences for victims and we are always thoroughly investigated by officers.”

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call 101 quoting incident 585 of 23 February.

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