Three people have been arrested after the police helicopter was called out to help track two motorbikes stolen during a burglary in Brighton.
The helicopter was circling over Brighton and Hove yesterday afternoon (Thursday 8 December), circling an area that appeared to include Hangleton, West Blatchington and the A27 Brighton bypass.
The incident was triggered after the motorbikes were reported to have been stolen from a garage in Kemp Town.
Sussex Police said this morning: “Police were called to a report of a burglary at a garage near Eaton Place, in Brighton, at approximately 2.39pm.
“Two motorcycles were seen making off from the scene and a National Police Air Service (NPAS) helicopter was deployed.
“Following inquiries, a 20-year-old man from Brighton and an 18-year-old man from Brighton were arrested on suspicion of theft.
“A 17-year-old boy was later also arrested on suspicion of theft.
“All three remain in custody at this time.”