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PD Kane collars suspected burglar hiding under washing maiden in Litherland

News   •   Jul 23, 2019 09:51 BST

With the help of our PD Kane, officers in Sefton have arrested two teenagers on suspicion of burglary following an incident in Litherland in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 23 July.

At 2.55am, a call was received of suspicious males on Ash Road. Upon police arrival, they were seen to make off. One male was a detained in an alleyway off Beech Road and a second was tracked by PD Kane and found hiding under a washing maiden in a garden nearby. A number of items were recovered for forensic enquiries to be carried out, including bolt cutters and gloves.

A 19-year-old man from Everton was arrested on suspicion of burglary
A 14-year-old boy from Walton was arrested on suspicion of burglary

Both were taken to police stations for questioning.

If you see anyone acting suspiciously where you are call 999, or you can pass information on suspected burglary and theft via @MerPolCC, 101 with reference 19100399632 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.