POLICE have made an arrest after a spate of distraction burglaries.

Officers investigating a series of distraction burglaries across Wrexham earlier this week have arrested a man and are searching for another.

A 36 year-old was arrested at a caravan site in Gwern Lane, Hope this morning and is currently in police custody in Wrexham.

Officers also attended a caravan site in Ruthin Road,Wrexham in search of a suspect who remains at large. A vehicle was removed from this site in connection with a separate investigation.

DI Mark Hughes said: “ Our investigation into these crime continues and I would appeal to anyone with information to contact us on 101.

" I would also like to remind residents not to allow cold callers into their homes and not to let people claiming to be from the utility companies into their homes unless they are satisfied that they are genuine.”