Man arrested following residential burglary in Southampton
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Officers investigating a residential burglary in Southampton, have arrested a man.
It comes after a local resident reported that two men had entered a property on Manor Farm Road at around 5am on Wednesday 7 September.
During the incident a wallet - containing approx. £230 in cash and various bank cards – was stolen from the premises. The bank cards were used shortly afterwards in two different shops in the Eastleigh area.
As part of Southampton’s OP Hawk investigation team enquiries into the incident, a person of interest was identified as a result of forensic evidence.
Officers from the Eastleigh High Harm Team arrested a 26-year-old man of no fixed abode on suspicion of possession of article for use in fraud and burglary dwelling with intent to steal.
He has since been released on bail
Previously a 32-year-old man had also been arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation and burglary dwelling with intent to steal. He has been released under investigation pending further police enquiries.