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Attempted burglary in Cheltenham halted by alert officers and dog

A would-be burglar was stopped in his tracks this morning by officers and a search dog from Gloucestershire Police.

Just before 5am this morning, a woman in her eighties reported that a man was at the window of her Hewlett Road home and trying to break in.

Officers from the Force Response United attended the scene immediately, along with a search dog and found a man in the garden.

At 5.10am he was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and was taken into custody to await questioning.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the Hewlett Road area this morning is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 47 of 17 July.

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