SUSPECT Had Allegedly Tried To Get Into Numerous Vehicles

18 February, 2021 | Local

VIGILANT neighbours and a rapid police response led to the arrest of an alleged would-be thief in Port Glasgow.

Officers were called at 1:40pm yesterday (Wednesday) to a report of a male trying door handles at a house on Lilybank Road.

Sergeant Jason Logsdon said: “Officers responded quickly and traced a male inside the storm doors.

“After enquiry, the male was identified for allegedly trying to enter numerous vehicles in the area and he was also in alleged breach of bail conditions.”

The 44-year-old was arrested and held in custody for court.

Inverclyde area police commander Chief Inspector Paul Cameron said: “I would like to thank the public for their vigilance in reporting this matter.

“Officers were able to get to this incident quickly and apprehend the suspect.”

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