“Easiest arrest of the year” as police follow suspected car criminal’s footsteps through snow

Police arrested a suspected car criminal in Sandal after following his footsteps through the snow.

By Sam Cooper
Wednesday, 21st January 2015, 1:17 pm
A suspected car criminal was arrested after police traced his footprints in the snow
A suspected car criminal was arrested after police traced his footprints in the snow

Officers from Wakefield Rural neighbourhood police team responded to calls that a man was trying car door handles in the area.

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They followed footsteps through the snow and arrested a man on suspicion of vehicle interference.

Writing on the NPT’s Facebook page, a spokesman said it was “an early candidate for easiest arrest of the year.”

A police spokesman said a 41-year-old man from the Wakefield area remains in police custody.