Man arrested after spate of burglaries from South Yorkshire businesses

A man has been arrested by police investigating a spate of burglaries from businesses in South Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 21:45 pm

The 51-year-old man from the Hemingfield area of Barnsley was arrested today following thefts from firms in Wombwell, Hoyland and Elsecar.

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South Yorkshire Police said this afternoon: "Following a number of recent commercial burglaries in the Wombwell, Hoyland and Elsecar area, Barnsley officers from C rota response team have today arrested a 51-year-old male from the Hemingfield area. He remains in custody at this time as we continue to gather evidence."

Police said a man, aged 51, had been arrested following a number of commercial burglaries in Barnsley