Man arrested after Peterborough service station burglary this morning

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A quick thinking witness helped Peterborough police foil a service station burglary in the early hours of this morning.

A 36-year-old man was arrested just 15 minutes after a burglary occurred at the Murco Service Station on Eastfield Road, Peterborough at 3.15am today, Tuesday February 9.

Officers in the area responded promptly to the alarm sounding after a quick thinking witness alerted the police, which led to the prompt identification and arrest of the suspect.

He has been held in police custody for questioning.