Police helicopter scrambled to catch would-be car thieves

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The police helicopter was called to Ightenhill, Burnley, in the early hours of this morning after reports of two men trying car doors.

Officers were called at 3-25am after the suspects were spotted in Lakeland Way. Police surrounded the men and a 25-year-old man was arrested but the second got away. The helicopter was scrambled to search for him but a police spokeswoman said he has still not been found.