Suspect arrested after the theft of vehicle parts in Swanley
PUBLISHED: 12:19 24 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:19 24 August 2018
Officers responding to the reported theft of vehicle parts from a van in Swanley have tracked down a suspect near Maidstone.
Kent Police were called at 3.16am on Thursday August 23 regarding suspicious activity in a hotel car park at London Road, Swanley.
It was alleged vehicle parts had been removed from a stationary van and placed in a vehicle which then left the scene.
Patrols searched the area and spotted a van at a petrol station on Bluebell Hill, Maidstone.
Officers approached the vehicle and arrested a 36-year-old man from Eltham, London on suspicion of theft.
A quantity of vehicle parts were also seized.
The man was later released pending further investigation.