Armed police in daylight arrest of three men on firearms offences

Police tape
Police tape

Armed police were called to Mary Street in Burnley this afternoon after officers apprehended three men who tried to break in to a house in Brennand Street.

A police spokesman said: “We were called out today (Thursday) around midday following reports of a an attempted break in on Brennand Street.

“Officers stopped a car on Mary Street where three men, two aged 24 and one aged 21, all from Burnley, were arrested on suspicion of firearms and drug offences.

“They are all currently in custody.”