Man arrested in connection with robbery and burglary in Beverley

A man has been arrested in connection with two incidents in the Beverley area in the early hours of this morning.

Police received a report of a robbery on Hodgson Avenue in Beverley at 03:26 in which a pedal cycle and small quantity of cash was taken.

A further call was received reporting a disturbance in the street on Beaver Road where a man was reportedly seen holding a chainsaw, which is believed to have been stolen in a burglary at a nearby shed. Early indications are that the incidents are linked.

A 23 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and robbery remains in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting Log 53 of the 10/06/2020.