A MAN from Hapton has been arrested for theft from a motor vehicle, interference from a motor vehicle and fraud.

This comes after a sudden spike in vehicle crime in the area in the early hours of Monday September 21.

The man was arrested by officers from Burnley and Padiham Neighbourhood Policing Team.

A police spokesperson said: "The male has been remanded in custody to appear in court tomorrow.

"We would like to thank the local community for their help in assisting us in securing these charges."