Arrests linked to burglary, attempted theft

A 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a recent spate of burglaries around the island, police reported.

According to a spokesman, the matters are under investigation, and a court appearance is anticipated in due course.

In addition, a 50-year-old man has also been arrested in connection with a reported attempted handbag snatch Saturday afternoon.

The spokesman said that two visitors were apparently riding a rental cycle along South Road in Southampton, near the junction with Middle Road, when the unsuccessful attempt was made to remove their knapsack, which was secured in the rear basket.

Similarly, a court appearance regarding this matter is anticipated.