Burglar caught red handed during shop break-in

One Stop, Durkar
One Stop, Durkar

Police caught a burglar red handed this week after he broke into a convenience store.

They were called to the One Stop shop on Denby Dale Road in Durkar at around 4.20am this morning after a disturbance was reported.

They arrived to find the suspect leaving the premises.

He fled on foot but officers quickly caught up with him.

The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and remains in custody at this time.