POLICE were called to Blackburn Road, Accrington, at 8am on Sunday after a man was seen trying to break into a car.

A witness called the police after seeing the man attempting to get into a car parked outside the Nag’s Head in Accrington.

DI Hutchinson of Lancashire Police said: “The member of the public gave us a great description of the offender and we were able to get to the scene.”

A 40-year-old man from Accrington has been arrested.