Man arrested after Kirkby burglaries

A KIRKBY man has been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries overnight on Sunday.

Offenders broke into five houses in Kirkby via the ground floor windows.

The 31-year-old man remains in custody where he is being questioned by police

Det Inso Rich Monk said: “Please keep your windows and doors shut and locked even when you are in your home, if you have a burglar alarm please turn it on.”

If you see anyone acting unusually in the area or have any information call 101 or if a crime is in progress dial 999.