Three arrested after pub break-in

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Three men have been arrested following a break-in at The Junction Pub in Featherstone.

Neighbourhood policing team (NPT) officers were called to reports of suspects trying to get into the Pontefract Road pub at 2.30am today.

Sgt Alex McLeod of the NPT said the men had tried to enter through the cellar, where a male was found and arrested.

A further two men were located in a red Volkswagen Polo at Purston Park, in possession of a number of tools including screwdrivers and pliers.

The men, aged 45, 41, and 33, were arrested on suspicion of burglary and going equipped to steal and are waiting to be interviewed by police.