TWO men were arrested after they were seen acting suspiciously in a town.

Officers in Burnley Wood were out on patrol on Friday evening when they came across the pair on Branch Road.

Upon sighting the police, both men fled the area, with one of them being caught immediately and the second a short time later.

One of the men was found in possession of tools and was also seen to get rid of some items while running away from the officers.

They remain in custody where the are expected to be interviewed today, Saturday.