UPDATE: Petrol station burglar found in a bin

A burglar was found hiding in a bin after breaking in to a service station.

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 12:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th March 2016, 12:36 pm

Police were called to reports of a burglary at a petrol station on Minsthorpe Lane in South Elmsall at around 2.10am this morning (Thursday).

The suspects fled the scene when officers arrived.

A police helicopter was dispatched and a man was found hiding in a storage bin close by.

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The 42-year-old man, from South Yorkshire, was arrested and remains in police custody.

Anyone with information about the break-in is asked to call Wakefield District Police on 101.