THREE cars in Pendle were seized overnight on March 30/31 and one man was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

A member of the public reported a suspicious male in a red Hyundai in Barnoldswick. As police arrived a male was seen running from the council refuse centre. He was detained and found to have in his possession certain items. He was arrested for burglary and his car seized.

An Audi A3 failed to stop for officers in Colne and was later found in Nelson a short time later on false plates. The vehicle, police said turned out to be stolen from Liverpool. The driver was identified by the pursuing officer.

During a busy evening said officers a BMW X5M made off from police in Colne and was later found abandoned a short distance away. The car was seized.