Brave witness helps police catch offender

The scene in Brunshaw Avenue
The scene in Brunshaw Avenue
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A courageous member of the public helped police arrest a suspected burglar in Burnley.

The incident happened at 1pm yesterday in Brunshaw Avenue.

The offender was disturbed inside the house by the occupant who gave chase.

A member of the public assisted and the man was detained by police when they arrived on the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing.