A MAN has been arrested after a burglary in Rednal.

The burglary happened at 2.15am in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, December 15) in Reservoir Road.

The occupant, an elderly woman, had her handbag stolen during the burglary.

Detectives are carrying out enquiries and police are appealing for witnesses.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested and is in police custody.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace two further suspects.

Police will be in the area to offer reassurance and carry out enquiries.

Detective Inspector Sarah Squires said: “Our enquiries are continuing and I would encourage anyone who has any information that may help to get in contact with us.”

Anyone with information should contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 112s.