Attempted burglary arrest after man spotted on roof of Wellingborough home

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A man spotted on the roof of someone else’s home in Wellingborough claimed he was looking for a lost football.

The man was challenged by the owner of the house, in Senwick Drive, at about 10.15am yesterday (Wednesday, August 6).

Northamptonshire Police said today that a 37-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries by officers.

Police say anyone who might have witnessed the incident should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.