Police helicopter and dogs help to arrest suspected burglars in Malmesbury

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The scene from the Wiltshire Police helicopter The scene from the Wiltshire Police helicopter

THREE men have been arrested and a stolen car recovered after police swooped in Malmesbury today.

Air support and police dogs were called in after the alarm was raised by members of the public at 1pm.

The men, who are not local are currently in custody being questioned on suspicion of burglary. Stolen property was also recovered.

Sgt Martin Alvis said: “This was an excellent response to this incident and I would like to thank those members of the public that assisted us at the time by giving us the information straight away so we could act on it.”

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