Police arrest man wanted for string of burglaries after he was found slashing tyres in Leeds

A man wanted for burglaries in Leeds was nicked after police were called to a completely unrelated job.

Monday, 27th May 2019, 5:40 pm
Police arrested a man wanted for a string of burglaries in Leeds

Officers attended a street near to the University of Leeds campus on Sunday evening, after a member of the public reported seeing three men slashing bicycle tyres.

The men were "located and detained by security", according to West Yorkshire Police.

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A further tweet posted by the Leeds Crime Team said: "It's a funny old game policing.... one of the males transpired to be wanted for a series of burglaries across the city.

"Arrested and will be dealt with this morning by Leeds detectives."